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Opportunity details

Reviewing opportunity: COPD and use of e-cigarettes as an aid to smoking cessation

Reviewer required: Patient who has COPD and has used e-cigarettes as an aid to stopping smoking

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Full description:

We are looking for a member of the public to review a research proposal investigating the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for aiding the cessation of smoking in patients with COPD.

The review is completed through our online system and will involve reading a paper focusing on the plain English summary and PPI sections. It will available to review from 12th Sept with a deadline at the beginning of Oct.

If you are interested, please send details of your experience to Kate at

Date from

27th August 2019

Date to

12th September 2019


NIHR HTA (Health Technology Assessment) Programme

The NIHR HTA Programme funds research about the clinical and cost effectiveness and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests for those who plan, provide or receive care in the NHS. HTA research is undertaken where some evidence already exists to show that a technology can be effective and this needs to be compared to the current standard NHS intervention to see which works best.



Respiratory disorders


UK wide

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What support is offered?

Guidance notes are provided and support is available via email or telephone. A hard copy of the proposal and review form are also available on request.





Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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