Aim: To deliver information about the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests.
Funding: No fixed limits on duration or funding, but value for money must be demonstrated. Pilot studies or internal pilots within the study are welcome.
Process: Two-stage process. The first stage focuses on design and feasibility. The process can take over 12 months. There is a 25% success rate for second stage submissions.
Criteria: Applications will be judged on the following criteria: