Summary

The aim of these fellowships is to provide clinicians with 1-2 days of protected time to develop their research interests, primarily by developing and submitting proposals to lead trials and projects.

One of the main target outcomes was to secure grants to the value of the Fellowship.  The table below details grant applications made during the Fellowship, and outcomes.

Funding body

Grant title

Value

Outcome (funded/rejected/

pending)

NIHR: HTA

A randomised controlled trial to determine the clinical effectiveness of a tailored mindfulness -based

cognitive therapy intervention to reduce anxiety and depression in parents of children with noncommunicable

diseases.

 

£950,151

Rejected

NHS Grampian Endowment Fund

Development and evaluation of a self-help mindfulness-based internet programme for people with long-term conditions.

 

£80,000

Funded

Health Foundation

ACT Now: Improving self-care and emotional wellbeing in people with type 2 diabetes: Embedding in Practice

 

£30,000

Funded

Health Foundation

ACT Now: Improving self-care and emotional wellbeing in people with type 2 diabetes

 

£71 766

Funded

CSO

Feasibility of a multi-site RCT exploring the effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to improve emotional wellbeing and glycaemic control among adults with Type 1 diabetes

£216 258

Funded

NES HPiT

Improving uptake of bowel cancer screening in deprived communities; Reducing admissions and readmissions in COPD patients

£31 719

Funded

Contact

Dr Andy Keen; a.keen@abdn.ac.uk / a.keen@nhs.net

Status

Completed - The Fellowship was funded for 3 years, and ended in July 2016.

Publications

Articles are currently being prepared for submission.