In January 2012 the National Institute for Health Research Service Delivery and Organisation (NIHR SDO) programme and the National Institute for Health Research Health Services Research (NIHR HSR) programme merged to establish the new National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research (NIHR HS&DR) programme.
The HS&DR programme funds research to improve the quality, effectiveness and accessibility of the NHS, including evaluations of how the NHS might improve delivery of services. The audience for this research is the public, service users, clinicians and managers.
The programme has two workstreams:
The latest commissioned call for proposals are:
Commissioned call for proposals
12/128 The organisation and delivery of 24/7 healthcare
12/129 Interventions to improve skills and care standards in the clinical support workforce for older people
12/130 Evaluating new models of care for people with longterm conditions
Contact details are phone 023 8059 4304 or email