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Reviewing Opportunity – dentists and children

HTA Programme is seeking someone to review a dental research application from a patient perspective

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Full description:

We are looking for a parent or young person to review one of two dental research proposals, with experience of either:

1. Child anxiety at the dentist
2. Preventing caries (tooth decay) in children

The review is completed through our online system and will involve reading a paper focusing on the plain English summary and PPI sections. The review will be available from approximately Thur 17 Sept and ideally completed by Fri 2 Oct . If you are interested, please send details of your experience.

Date from

29th July 2020

Date to

3rd August 2020


NIHR 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.



Children and young people


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 application and review form are also available on request.





Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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