More detail is available in DH guidance documents which give examples of what kind of costs should be allocated in the full proposal details as research,NHS support or NHS treatment costs. Who funds these costs?
• Research Costs are funded by the research funder e.g. the EME programme. • (NHS) Service Support Costs are funded through the R&D Levy. Currently, this is paid to NHS organisations in the form of transitional allocations and, in a very small number of cases, through ad hoc funding. However, this process is changing and, in future, funding will be through a number of new funding streams that will include: NIHR Faculty; Technology Platforms; Biomedical Research Centres; and Networks (Topic Specific, Primary Care, and the Comprehensive Research Network for England). Details of the new funding streams can be found on the NIHR website. • Treatment Costs, including Excess Treatment Costs, are normally funded through commissioning arrangements for patient care and normal commissioning arrangements apply. In very exceptional cases, when excess treatment costs are very high and there are very few centres involved, subvention support may be available from the Department of Health to help with
- More detail is available in the DH guide Attributing revenue costs of externally funded non-commercial research in the NHS (ARCO) which gives examples of what kind of costs should be allocated in the full proposal details as research, NHS support or NHS treatment costs. Who funds these costs?
- What is the purpose of conducting a literature review for a research proposal?
- What are examples of primary research?