20/56 Community pharmacies

The focus of this call is on extended community pharmacy services i.e. services delivered by a community pharmacy that go above and beyond just the dispensing of medicines. 

The setting is not limited to services that take place within the community pharmacy itself. For example, evaluating services delivered by a community pharmacy which take place in a person’s own home, care home or other community setting would be within remit for the call and are encouraged.

The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme is accepting stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream.

In order to apply you will need to carefully review the:


Call open: 19 June 2020
Call close: 1pm on 25 September 2020
Remit and competitive decision notification: mid-October 2020 (only unsuccessful applicants will be notified at this stage)
Stage one shortlisting decision notification: early December 2020
Funding decision notification: mid-April 2021
Study start date: 1 August 2021
(please note these dates may be subject to change – confirmed dates will be given to shortlisted applicants)

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