NIHR Policy Research Programme Round 20

 

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Application dates: 06 March 2018 to 17 April 2018

There are three calls within Round 20 for the Policy Research Programme. Please see below for a short description of each call and the research specification:

The submission deadline for applications is 1pm on 17 April 2018.

 

Barriers and enablers to attendance at screening for diabetic retinopathy

Proposals for a single research project to evaluate and inform supplementary prescribing to look at barriers and enablers to attendance at screening for diabetic retinopathy. This is a significant opportunity to inform national policy and practice within the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.

Please find the research specification here.

Understanding the scale and nature of avoidable harm in prison healthcare

Proposals for a single research project to determine the scale and nature of avoidable harm in provision of prisoner healthcare services in England. This is a significant opportunity to inform policy in this area of key importance to patients and public, and practitioners. Applicants should be aware of other relevant policy research being commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care, including psychoactive substance in prisons, mental health management in prisons, and avoidable harm in primary care.

Please find the research specification here.

Congenital heart disease (CHD) – outcomes and quality measures

Proposals for a single research project to help develop a better understanding of health outcomes for people undergoing procedures to treat congenital heart disease (CHD). This is a significant opportunity to deliver a research project that will directly inform policy development and future decision making about the delivery and commissioning of CHD services across England.

Please find the research specification here.

For further details, including the Themed Call specification document, please see https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/funding-for-research-studies/funding-programmes/policy-research-programme/

 

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