Research grants held by NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG hold NIHR research grants via the Research Office.

Active and completed studies are listed below.

Active studies

PEP-TALK: A behaviour change physiotherapy intervention to increase physical activity following hip and knee replacement: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial.

Chief investigator: Dr Toby Smith, Senior Researcher in Rehabilitation, University of OxfordFunder: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB). Funding awarded: £350,000Start-end dates: 01/08/2018 - 31/07/2021. Contractor: NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

Quit Sense: Optimisation and feasibility randomised controlled trial of a novel smartphone app for smoking cessation that delivers "context aware" lapse prevention support in real time.

Chief investigator: Dr Felix Naughton, Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology, School of Health Sciences, University of East AngliaFunder: NIHR Public Health Researcher-Led. Funding awarded: £373,588Start-end dates: 01/06/2019 - 31/05/21. Contractor: NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

Baby-Breathe: A randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to prevent return to smoking postpartum.

Chief investigator: Professor Caitlin Notley, Professor of Addiction Sciences, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia.Funder: NIHR Public Health Programme. Funding awarded: £1,498,000Start-end dates: 01/10/2020 - 23/12/2023. Contractor: NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

Improving the quality and experience of care for patients prescribed medicines with a risk of dependence or withdrawal

Chief investigator: Dr Jennifer Seddon, Research Fellow, Substance Misuse and Ageing Research Team, University of BedfordshireFunder: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Funding awarded: £173,000Start-end dates: 01/02/2021 - 31/07/2022. Contractor: NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

HIP HELPER: A feasibility study to assess the design of a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a caregiving intervention for people following hip fracture surgery

Chief investigator: Professor Toby Smith, Associate Professor in Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia.Funder: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit. Funding awarded: £250,000Start-end dates: 01/02/2021 - 30/11/2022. Contractor: NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG

TRiP: Learning from proactive deprescribing experiences within the Care Homes Independent Pharmacist Prescribing Study to develop national policy regarding deprescribing in care homes for older people.

Chief investigator: Professor David Wright, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia Funder: NIHR Policy Research Programme Funding awarded: £150,000Start-end dates: 01/04/2021 - 31/03/2022. Contractor: NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG


Completed studies

CHIPPS: Care Home Independent Pharmacist Prescribing Service: Development and delivery of a cluster randomised controlled trial to determine both its effectiveness and cost-effectiveness.

Chief investigator: Professor David Wright, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of East Anglia. Funder: NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research. Funding awarded: £1,985,354.Start-end dates: 01/05/15 - 30/04/2020. Contractor: NHS South Norfolk CCG.

LaB2: Learning about Breathlessness Study 2

Chief investigator: Morag Farquhar, Senior Lecturer in Nursing Sciences (Adult), University of East Anglia. Funder: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB). Funding awarded: £149,622.Start-end dates: 10/09/2018 - 09/01/2020. Contractor: NHS South Norfolk CCG.

Goal Plan: Goal-setting in care planning for people with multimorbidity: feasibility study and intervention refinement.

Chief investigator: Professor Nick Steel, Clinical Professor in Public Health, University of East Anglia. Funder: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB). Funding awarded: £242,786.Start-end dates: 01/11/18 - 31/07/2018 Contractor: NHS South Norfolk CCG.

CADDY: Dementia undetected or undiagnosed in primary care: the prevalence, causes and consequences.

Chief investigator: Dr George Savva, Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia. Funder: NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR). Funding awarded: £353,923.Start-end dates: 01/01/16 - 31/12/2017 Contractor: NHS South Norfolk CCG.

See our guidance for researchers currently holding grants hosted by NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG (or those hosted by NHS South Norfolk CCG prior to April 1st 2020).