Developing funding proposals in applied mental health and social care: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme

Developing funding proposals in applied mental health and social care: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme

Date and time: 21 October 2021, 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

About the event

NIHR Research Design Service North West (RDS NW) is offering this online event for health and social care professionals and researchers who want to develop and submit an application related to mental health to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research for Patient Benefit funding programme (RfPB).

This session will provide information on:

  • details of the Research for Patient Benefit programme
  • views from a successful RfPB applicant
  • the application process and what funders are looking for in a submission
  • the support that RDS NW can provide in the preparation of your application
  • advice about Patient and Public Involvement (PPI).

Who should attend

This event is aimed at researchers in the NHS, public health and social care, as well as academics from universities across England.

Informal drop-in sessions

If you would like an initial informal chat with an RDS adviser, who will provide initial guidance and information on how the Research Design Service can help with your proposal development to RfPB, we are offering drop-in sessions after the event from 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm. Please indicate on the registration form whether you would like to book a slot.

Programme

10.00 am – Welcome and introduction – Prof Fiona Lobban, Associate Director, Research Design Service North West (RDS NW)

10.10 am – An introduction to the Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme and top tips for applying – Dr Christina Jones, RfPB panel member

10.30 am – The experience of a successful applicant to RfPB – Dr Peter Taylor, University of Manchester

10.50 am – Questions and answer session with the presenters

11.10 am – Break

11.20 am – How RDS can help you with your mental health research RfPB application – Dr Kenny Finlayson, Adviser, RDS NW

11.40 am – Importance of patient and public involvement in mental health research, including the RDS NW Public Involvement Fund and Public Involvement – Dr Hazel Morbey, Specialist Public Involvement Adviser, RDS NW – Chris Lodge, Service User Researcher, Lancaster University

12.00 noon – Questions and answer session with the presenters

12.20 pm – Summary and final questions

12.30pm – End of session

Download a PDF of the programme here.

Registration

To attend this event, please register here (external link).