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The School is pleased to announce that, after a very competitive round of applications and external review, the following projects successfully received funding for collaborative research in Funding Round 14. The School awarded £4,643,577 in total for the cross-departmental studies.

Principal Investigator
Amount awarded
Microbiology of throat swabs collected when patients present to primary care with acute cough Kyle Knox (Oxford, Southampton, Bristol)  £91,875
Quantifying variation in UK primary care test use: A 15 year retrospective analysis of temporal and geographical variation in test use. Jack O'Sullivan (Oxford, Southampton, Bristol) £92,204
Evaluating the impact of the 2011 NICE Hypertension Guideline on the Management of Hypertension in Primary Care and Subsequent Outcomes Richard McManus (Oxford, Cambridge, UCL) £127,344
Establishing research priorities to improve the management of patients with advanced heart failure using the James Lind Alliance method. Rachel Johnson (Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge) £76,591
Expectation Management for Patients in Primary Care: Developing and Feasibility Testing a New Digital Intervention for Practitioners Hazel Everitt (Southampton, Oxford, Keele) £394,262
The TEST (Trial of Eczema allergy Screening Tests) Study: feasibility randomised controlled trial with economic scoping and nested qualitative study Matt Ridd (Bristol, Southampton, Nottingham £438,692
D-Mannose to prevent Recurrent UTI: a double blind randomised placebo controlled trial Gail Hayward (Oxford, Bristol, Southampton) £875,797
Optimising Management of Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction in Primary Care (Optimise-HFpEF) Christi Deaton (Cambridge, Oxford, Keele, Manchester)  £633,845
Improving the evidence-base for primary care: NIHR Evidence Synthesis working group Carl Heneghan (Oxford, Bristol, Nottingham, Keele, Cambridge, Southampton, UCL, Newcastle, Manchester) £1,912,967

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