HS&DR commissioned funding opportunities
The HS&DR commissioned workstream focuses on evaluating models of service delivery and interventions which have the potential to improve service effectiveness, efficiency and productivity. There are three rounds, with up to nine separate call topics per year.
This page contains all the documents and information you need to complete your proposal form. Please read the instructions carefully.
Briefing event for researchers
A briefing event was held on Thursday 22 October 2015, to support the 15/144 - Improving the quality of care in care homes by care home staff commissioning brief. View the information presented at this event.
Applicants are invited to submit proposals on the following topics:
|Topic||Deadline||Commissioning brief||Guidance notes||Apply|
|15/144 - Improving the quality of care in care homes by care home staff||17 December 2015, by 1pm||Access guidance notes (pdf, 346.58 KB)||Apply|
|15/145 - Use of GPs in and alongside emergency departments||17 December 2015, by 1pm||Access guidance notes (pdf, 346.58 KB)||Apply|
- Application process
- Tips for success in applying (pdf, 124.75 KB)
- Resources for researchers
- Word version of the Outline Standard Application Form (doc, 319.5 KB)*
- Word version of the Full Standard Application Form (doc, 504.5 KB)
- A checklist for applicants to describe intervention and context features in HS&DR research proposals (pdf, 43.92 KB)
*Please note: This document is to be used as a guide and to assist with completion of the on-line application form only, for example to see how many characters are accepted in each section and how the printed complete form is laid out will look. Please do not try to use this as an application form, you must apply using the online form available through the links available when calls are open. You should also refer to the application form guidance notes which can be found next to the ‘Apply Now’ button.
All projects need to consider whether a programme appointed Study Steering Committee will be required and it is important that you read the SSC guidance (pdf, 199.04 KB) before completing your application. You may also find the HS&DR SSC checklist for applicants (doc, 23.06 KB) useful.
Anyone can submit an idea for a research topic. If you would like to suggest a topic relating to healthcare where you feel more research is needed, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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