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Opportunity details

Treatment of bile duct obstructions caused by cancer that cannot be removed by 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 with personal experience of biliary obstruction due to pancreatic or bile duct cancer to review a research proposal. The review is completed through our online system and will involve reading a paper focusing on the plain English summary and PPI sections. It would be available to review from 19 September and would ideally be completed by early October. If you are interested then please send us details of your experience.

Date from

8th August 2019

Date to

15th August 2019


NIHR HTA 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.





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.


Usually £125



Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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