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Reviewing Opportunity – Treatment for Appendicitis in Children without surgery

HTA Programme is seeking someone to review the above proposal from a patient perspective.

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Full description:

We are looking for a member of the public to review a research proposal looking at treatment of appendicitis in children: A young person or a parent of a child who has had appendicitis treated without surgery.

The review is completed through our online system. It involves reading a paper focusing on the plain English summary and PPI sections. It would be available to review from 14 May and would ideally be completed by 1 June . If you are interested, please send details of your experience.

Date from

4th May 2020

Date to

14th June 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 proposal and review form are also available on request.





Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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