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2020

Westmore M., Meadmore K. (2020) Funding Models and Proposals. In: Piantadosi S., Meinert C. (eds) Principles and Practice of Clinical Trials. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52677-5_55-1

Katie Meadmore & Kathryn Fackrell & Alejandra Recio-Saucedo & Abby Bull & Simon D S Fraser & Amanda Blatch-Jones, 2020. Decision-making approaches used by UK and international health funding organisations for allocating research funds: A survey of current practice, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 15(11) https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0239757

Blatch-Jones A, Nuttall J, Bull A, Worswick L, Mullee M, Peveler R, Falk S, Tape N, Hinks J, Lane A J, Wyatt J C, Griffiths G. Using digital tools in the recruitment and retention in randomised controlled trials: survey of UK Clinical Trial Units and a qualitative study. Trials 2020; 21:304. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04234-0

2019

Moran R, Butt J, Heller S, Hinks J, Kerridge L, Samuels M, Hanney S. Health research systems in change: the case of ‘Push the Pace’ in the National Institute for Health Research. Health Research Policy and Systems 2019; 17:37. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-019-0433-2

2018

Shepherd J, Frampton G K, Pickett K, Wyatt J C. Peer review of health research funding proposals: A systematic map and systematic review of innovations for effectiveness and efficiency. PLoS ONE 2018; 13(5). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0196914

Turner S, Bull A, Chinnery F, Hinks J, Mcardle N, Moran R, Payne H, Woodford Guegan E, Worswick L, Wyatt C J. Evaluation of stakeholder views on peer review of NIHR applications for funding: a qualitative study. BMJ Open 2018; 8:12. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/12/e022548 

Sorrell L, Mcardle N, Becque T, Payne H, Stuart B, Turner S, Wyatt C J. Influence of external peer reviewer scores for funding applications on funding board decisions: a retrospective analysis of 1561 reviews. BMJ Open 2018; 8:12. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/12/e022547

Blatch-Jones A J, Pek W, Kirkpatrick E, Ashton-Key M. Role of feasibility and pilot studies in randomised controlled trials: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2018; 8:9. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/9/e022233.full

Healy P, Galvin S, Williamson P R, Treweek S, Whiting C, Maeso B, Bray C, Brocklehurst P, Clarke Moloney M, Douiri A, Gamble C, Gardner H R, Mitchell D, Stewart D, Jordan J, O’Donnell M, Clarke M, Pavitt S H, Woodford Guegan E, Blatch-Jones A, Smith V, Reay H, Devane D. Identifying trial recruitment uncertainties using a James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership – the PRioRiTy (Prioritising Recruitment in Randomised Trials) study. Trials 2018; 19:147. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2544-4

Treweek S, Bevan S, Bower P, Campbell M, Christie J, Clarke M, Collett C, Cotton S, Devane D, El Feky A, Flemyng E, Galvin S, Gardner H, Gillies K, Jansen J, Littleford R, Parker A, Ramsay C, Restrup L, Sullivan F, Torgerson D, Tremain L, Westmore M, Williamson P R. Trial Forge Guidance 1: what is a Study Within A Trial (SWAT)? Trials 2018; 19:139. 10.1186/s13063-018-2535-5

Chinnery F, Bashevoy G, Blatch-Jones A, Douet L, Puddicombe S, Raftery J. National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme research funding and UK burden of disease. Trials 2018; 19:87. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2489-7

2017

Turner S, Ollerhead E, Cook A. Identifying research priorities for public health research to address health inequalities: use of Delphi-like survey methods. Health Research Policy and Systems 2017; 15:87. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-017-0252-2

Kirkpatrick E, Gaisford W, Williams E, Brindley E, Tembo D, Wright D. Understanding Plain English summaries. A comparison of two approaches to improve the quality of Plain English summaries in research reports. Research Involvement and Engagement 2017; 3:17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-017-0064-0

Hind D, Reeves B.C, Bathers S, Bray C, Corkhill A, Hayward C, Harper L, Napp V, Norrie J, Speed C, Tremain L, Keat N, Bradburn M. Comparative costs and activity from a sample of UK clinical trials units. Trials 2017; 18:203. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-1934-3

Tudur Smith C, Nevitt S, Appelbe D, Appleton R, Dixon P, Harrison J, Marson A, Williamson P, Tremain E. Resource implications of preparing individual participant data from a clinical trial to share with external researchers. Trials 2017; 18:319. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2067-4

Hanney S, Greenhalgh T, Blatch-Jones A, Glover M, Raftery J. The impact on healthcare, policy and practice from thirty-six multi-project research programmes: finding from two reviews. Health Research Policy and Systems 2017; 15:26. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-017-0191-y

Cook A, Streit E, Davage G. Involving clinical experts in prioritising topics for health technology assessment: a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2017:7 http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/8/e016104

2016

Dorling H, Ollerhead L, Kidgell C. The NIHR public health research programme: intervention approaches to tackle health inequalities. J Public Health (Oxf) 2016; 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdw128

Guegan EW, Dorling H, Ollerhead L, Westmore M.  Mapping public health research across the National Institute of Health Research 2006-2013. BMC Public Health 2016; 16:911. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3521-z

Raftery J, Hanney, S, Greenhalgh T, Glover M, Blatch Jones A. Models and applications for measuring the impact of health research: update of a systematic review for the Health Technology Assessment programme. Health Technol Assess 2016; 20 (76): 1-254.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3310/hta20760 (funded through direct commissioning)

Greenhalgh T, Raftery J, Hanney S, Glover M. Research impact: a narrative review. BMC Medicine 2016; 14:78 https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-016-0620-8

2015

Stephens R.J, Whiting C, Cowan K. Research priorities in mesothelioma: A James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership. Lung Cancer; 2015.05.021 http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0169500215002822

Raftery J, Young A, Stanton L, Milne R, Cook A, Turner D, et al. Clinical trial metadata: defining and extracting metadata on the design, conduct, results and costs of 125 randomised clinical trials funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment programme. Health Technol Assess 2015;19(11) http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/hta/volume-19/issue-11#abstract

Turner S, Bhurke S, Cook A. Impact of NIHR HTA Programme funded research on NICE clinical guidelines: a retrospective cohort. Health Research Policy and Systems (2015) 13:37.
http://www.health-policy-systems.com/content/13/1/37

Dorling H, Cook A, Ollerhead L, Westmore M. The NIHR Public Health Research Programme: responding to local authority research needs in the United Kingdom. Health Research Policy and Systems 2015; 13:77.
http://www.health-policy-systems.com/content/13/1/77

Bhurke S, Cook A, Tallant A, Young A, Williams E, Raftery J. Using systematic reviews to inform NIHR HTA trial planning and design: a retrospective cohort. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2015; 15:108
http://bmcmedresmethodol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12874-015-0102-2

2014

Turner S, Davidson P, Stanton L, Cawdeary V. Features of successful bids for funding of applied health research: a cohort study. Health Research Policy and Systems 2014; 12:54. http://www.health-policy-systems.com/content/12/1/54.

Woodford Guegan E, Cook A. European network for Health Technology Assessment Joint Action (EUnetHTA JA): a process evaluation performed by questionnaires and documentary analysis. Health Technol Assess 2014;18(37). http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/hta/volume-18/issue-37#abstract

Wright D, Young A, Iserman E, Maeso R, Turner S, Haynes RB, Milne R. The clinical relevance and newsworthiness of NIHR HTA-funded research: a cohort study. BMJ Open 2014;4 http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/5/e004556

Dorling H, White D, Turner S, Campbell K, Lamont T. Developing a checklist for research proposals to help describe health service interventions in UK research programmes: a mixed methods study. Health Research Policy and Systems 2014; 12:12
http://www.health-policy-systems.com/content/12/1/12

Douet L, Milne R, Anstee S, Habens F, Young A, Wright D. The completeness of intervention descriptions in published National Institute of Health Research HTA-funded trials: a cross-sectional study. British Medical Journal 2014;4 http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/1/e003713.abstract

Woodford Guegan E, Huić M and Teljeur C. EUnetHTA: Further steps towards European cooperation on Health Technology Assessment (editorial). International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 2014; 30 (5): 475-477. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9592798&fulltextType=ED&fileId=S0266462314000658

Woodford Guegan E, Cook A. Success factors for international HTA projects: evaluating EUnetHTA joint action as an exemplar. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 2014; 30 (5): 544-551. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9592765&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0266462314000580

2013

Choonara I, Kenny T. Setting the research agenda for women and children: the role of Health Technology Assessment. Archives of disease in childhood 2013;98(8):574-75.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3717783/

Chinnery F, Young A, Goodman J, Ashton-Key M, Milne R. Time to publication for NIHR HTA programme-funded research: a cohort study. BMJ Open 2013;3 http://bmjopen.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmjopen-2013-004121

Raftery J, Powell J – Health Technology Assessment in the UK. The Lancet, Volume 382, Issue 9900, pages 1278-1285. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)61724-9/abstract

Cook A, Douet L, Boutron I. Descriptions of non-pharmacological interventions in clinical trials. British Medical Journal, Editorial 2013;347. http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f5212.pdf%2Bhtml

Raftery J. How should we value future health? Was NICE right to change? Value in Health 2013;16:699-700. http://www.valueinhealthjournal.com/article/S1098-3015(13)00070-3/abstract 

Turner S, Meads G, Garfield – Birkbeck S (2013) International Health Management Research: A Two Way Street for the UK. International Journal of Advances in Management Science, Volume 2 Issue 3. http://www.ij-ams.org/paperInfo.aspx?ID=2544

Turner S, Wright D, Maeso R, Cook A, Milne R. Publication rate for funded studies from a major UK health research funder: a cohort study. BMJ Open 2013;3. http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/5/e002521.full

Wright D, Milne R, Price A, Tose N. Assessing the International Use of Health Technology Assessments: Exploring the Merits of Different Methods when applied to the National Institute of Health Research Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA) Programme.International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 2013; 29(2): p192-197. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8896572&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S026646231300010X

2012

Raftery J, Fairbank E, Douet L, Dent L, Price A, Milne R, Walley T. Registration of non-commercial randomised clinical trials: the feasibility of using trial registries to monitor the number of trials. Trials 2012; 13(140). www.trialsjournal.com/content/13/1/140

Meads G, Chatting D, Burgess A, Westmore M. A research guide to CCG management. British Journal of Healthcare Management 2012; 18(4): p. 198-201.  http://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/10.12968/bjhc.2012.18.4.198

Meads G, White D, Westmore M. The capacity of health services research to support Integrated Care in England. Journal of Integrated Care 2012; 20(5): p. 270-283.  http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/14769011211270729

Djulbegovic B, Kumar A, Galsziou P, Perera R, Relijic T, Dent L, Raftery J, Johansen M, Di Tanna G.L, Miladinovic B, Soares H, Vist G, Chalmers I. New treatments compared to established treatments in randomized trials. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.MR000024.pub3/abstract

2011

Anstee S, Price A, Young A, Barnard K, Coates B, Fraser S, Moran R. Developing a matrix to identify and prioritise research recommendations in HIV Prevention. BMC Public Health 2011; 11(381). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3112419/pdf/1471-2458-11-381.pdf

Dent L, Raftery J. Treatment success in pragmatic randomised controlled trials: a review of trials funded by the UK Health Technology Assessment programme. Trials 2011; 12(109). www.trialsjournal.com/content/12/1/109

Dent L, Taylor R, Jolly K, Raftery J. "Flogging dead horses": evaluating when have clinical trials achieved sufficiency and stability? A case study in cardiac rehabilitation. Trials 2011; 12(83). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3073877/pdf/1745-6215-12-83.pdf

Moran R, Davidson P. An uneven spread: A review of public involvement in the National Institute of Health Research's Health Technology Assessment program. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2011; 27(4): p. 343-347. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayFulltext?type=1&fid=8407113&jid=THC&volumeId=27&issueId=04&aid=8407111

Seto I, Dent L. Junior researchers' experience of innovation in a interdisciplinary team environment. Knowledge Management Research and Practice 2011; 9: p. 95-97. http://www.palgrave-journals.com/kmrp/journal/v9/n1/pdf/kmrp201028a.pdf

Young A, Milne R, Raftery J, Dent L, Turner D, Davidson P, Cook A. Research to meet the needs of the NHS: a review of published NIHR HTA clinical trials Trials, 2011; 12(Supplement 1): p. A86. http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/345305/

2010

Barnard K, Dent L, Cook A. A systematic review of models to predict recruitment to multicentre clinical trials. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2010; 10(63). www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-10-63.pdf

Turner S, Adams N, Cook A, Price A, Milne R. Potential benefits of using a toolkit developed to aid in the adaptation of HTA reports: a case study considering positron emission tomography (PET) and Hodgkin's disease. Health Research Policy and Systems 2010; 8(16). www.health-policy-systems.com/content/8/1/16

Mortlock A, Cashmore L. What cost evidence synthesis? BMJ 2010; 340: p. 776. www.bmj.com/content/340/bmj.c1342

Douet L, Preedy D, Thomas V, Cree I. An exploratory investigation of the influence of publication on translational medicine research. Journal of Translational Medicine 2010; 8(62).  www.translational-medicine.com/content/pdf/1479-5876-8-62.pdf

2009

Lyle, K., L. Dent, S. Bailey, L. Kerridge, I. Roberts, and R. Milne, Carbon cost of pragmatic randomised controlled trials: retrospective analysis of sample of trials. BMJ, 2009. 339(b4187). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2771077/

Turner, S., D.L. Chase, R. Milne, A. Cook, N.J. Hicks, C. Rosten, L. Payne, S. Coles, and E. Bell, The health technology assessment adaptation toolkit: Description and use. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2009. 25(Supplement S2): p. 37-41.
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=6894136&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0266462309990663

Turner, S., D.L. Chase, R. Milne, A. Cook, N.J. Hicks, C. Rosten, L. Payne, S. Coles, and E. Bell, The adaptation of health technology assessment reports: Identification of the need for, and development of, a toolkit to aid the process. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2009. 25(Supplement S2): p. 28-36. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=6894124&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0266462309990651

Rosten, C., D.L. Chase, N.J. Hicks, and R. Milne, Enhancing understanding: The development of a glossary of health technology assessment adaptation terms. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2009. 25(Supplement S2): p. 42-47.
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=6894148&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0266462309990675

Raftery, J., S. Hanney, C. Green, and M. Buxton, Assessing the impact of England's National Health Service R&D Health Technology Assessment program using the "payback" approach. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2009. 25: p. 1-5. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=3261908

Milne, R. and C. Law, The NIHR public health research programme: developing evidence for public health decision-makers. Journal of Public Health, 2009. 31(4): p. 589-592. http://jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/4/589.full.pdf+html

Chase, D., C. Rosten, S. Turner, N. Hicks, and R. Milne, Development of a toolkit and glossary to aid in the adaptation of health technology assessment (HTA) reported for use in different context. Health Technology Assessment, 2009. 13(59). http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/64707/FullReport-hta13590.pdf

2008

Raftery, J., J. Bryant, J. Powell, C. Kerr, and S. Hawker, Payment to healthcare professionals for patient recruitment to trials: systematic review and qualitative study. Health Technology Assessment, 2008. 12(10). http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/64672/FullReport-hta12100.pdf

NCCHTA, EUnetHTA HTA Adaptation Toolkit (Work package 5), 2008. http://www.eunethta.eu/activities/Project-WP5/project-wp5-adapting-hta

2007

Shepherd, J., J. Bryant, L. Payne, C. Packer, L. Kerridge, and M. Ashton-Key, Setting the future policy agenda for health technology assessment: A speciality mapping approach. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2007. 23: p. 405-413.  http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract;jsessionid=7ADED84836B15F59FD828801BC5452CD.journals?fromPage=online&aid=1370824

Hanney, S., M. Buxton, C. Green, D. Coulson, and J. Raftery, An assessment of the impact of the NHS Health Technology Assessment Programme. Health Technology Assessment, 2007. 11(53).  http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/64673/FullReport-hta11530.pdf

2005

Stein, K., A. Fry, A. Round, R. Milne, and J. Brazier, What value health?: A review of health state values used in early technology assessments for NICE. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 2005. 4(4): p. 219-228.  http://link.springer.com/article/10.2165/00148365-200504040-00004

2004

Stevens, A. and R. Milne, Health technology assessment in England and Wales. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2004. 20: p. 11-24. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=216407

Oliver, S., L. Clarke-Jones, R. Rees, R. Milne, P. Buchanan, J. Gabbay, G. Gyte, A. Oaklet, and K. Stein, Involving consumers in research and development agenda setting for the NHS: developing an evidence-based approach. Health Technology Assessment, 2004. 8(15).  http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/60031/ExecutiveSummary-hta8150.pdf

2003

Stevens, A., R. Milne, and A. Burls, Health technology assessment: history and demand. Journal of Public Health Medicine, 2003. 25(2): p. 98-101.
http://jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/2/98.full.pdf+html

Milne, R., A. Clegg, and A. Stevens, HTA responses and the classic HTA report. Journal of Public Health Medicine, 2003. 25(2): p. 102-106.
http://jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/2/102.long

2001

Stevens, A. and R. Milne, Evaluating health care technologies, in Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice, D. Pencheon, et al., Editors. 2001, Oxford University Press: Oxford. p. 300-307.

Oliver, S., R. Milne, J. Bradburn, P. Buchanan, L. Kerridge, T. Walley, and J. Gabbay, Involving consumers in a needs-led research programme: a pilot project. Health Expectations, 2001. 4: p. 18-28. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1369-6513.2001.00113.x/pdf

Gabbay, J., L. Kerridge, R. Milne, and K. Stein, The NHS R&D Health Technology Assessment programme, in Research and Development for the NHS: evidence, evaluation and effectiveness, M.R. Baker and S. Kirk, Editors. 2001, Radcliffe Medical Press: Abingdon, Oxon. p. 141-162.

2000

Chase, D., R. Milne, K. Stein, and A. Stevens, What are the relative merits of the sources to identify potential research priorities for the NHS HTA programme? International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2000. 16(3): p. 743-750. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11028130

1999

Stevens, A., R. Milne, R. Lilford, and J. Gabbay, Keeping pace with new technologies: systems needed to identify and evaluate them. BMJ, 1999. 319(1291).  http://www.bmj.com/content/319/7220/1291

Robert, G. and R. Milne, Positron emission tomography: establishing priorities for health technology assessment. Health Technology Assessment, 1999. 3(16).  http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0012/59979/ExecutiveSummary-hta3160.pdf

Robert, G. and R. Milne, A Delphi study to establish national cost-effectiveness research priorities for positron emission tomography. European Journal of Radiology, 1999. 30: p. 54-60. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0720048X98001399

1998

Stevens, A. and R. Milne, A knowledge-based health service: how do the new initiatives work? Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1998. 35(91): p. 26-31.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1296361/

1997

Stevens, A. and R. Milne, The Effectiveness Revolution and Public Health, in Progress in Public Health, G. Scally, Editor 1997, The Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd: London. p. 197-225.

 

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