All Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care by wvd19763


									All Ireland Institute for
Hospice and Palliative Care

      Process, criteria, structures…

•   Target funding: €8m in pledges, €4m to
    be raised by Institute
•   Note: €8m is the target; the total
    available may be less
       Time lines

•   Call document expected to be released in
    spring 2009
•   Application deadline of typically 8 weeks
•   Independent review jointly facilitated by HRB
    and HSC R&D Office by autumn 2009
•   Consortium of funders to decide on panel
    recommendations in autumn 2009
•   Institute to set up early 2010
       Format of evaluation

•   Will use HRB eGrants system –
    register as user!
•   Will include international experts to
    provide peer review and some
    Irish/Northern Irish stakeholders to
    provide feasibility, impact and strategic
           Eligibility criteria

Principal Applicants must:
•     Hold a post in an established academic research centre and/or
      specialist palliative care setting;
•     Have an outstanding track record in one or more of the
      following: research, education, or policy analysis relating to
      palliative and end-of-life care;
•     Demonstrate the ability to bring together a team of co-
      applicants covering the multi-disciplinary, inter-organisational,
      cross-jurisdictional and inter-sectoral areas required to fully
      deliver the vision of the Institute.
Co-applicants should come from a wider range of backgrounds, but
      must also have an established track record in policy analysis,
      research and training.
The group must have representation from both RoI and NI.
         Host institution

The host institution must have a proven track record in
    the management of large awards, and in the delivery
    of policy and/or research and/or educational
The responsibility of hosting the Institute can possibly be
    shared between two institutions:
•   One institution leading the Institute’s programmes
    (policy, research, education programme).
•   One institution managing the financial
        Application form

•   Information on the principal applicant and co-
•   A description of the proposed approach to
    implementing the strategic objectives and principles
•   A budget identifying funds secured already and a
    description of the proposed strategy for fund raising
    and sustainability
•   Information on the proposed Host Institution(s) and
    their track record regarding management of large
    awards, centres or institutes
        Example of
        assessment criteria1
•   The fit with the purpose of this call;
•   The composition of the team of applicants;
•   The potential of the team of applicants to engage in
    high level international collaboration;
•   The track record and past productivity of the
    principal applicant and co-applicants;
•   The quality and rigour of the programmes of work
    relating to research, education and information to
    impact on policy and practice;
•   Clear milestones and deliverables;
•   A clear strategy for the involvement of policy makers
    and service providers in setting strategic direction;
         Example of
         assessment criteria 2
•   The scope and strength of the proposed
    dissemination strategy and resource supply to
    service providers and policy makers, including the
    potential to influence policy and shape practice;
•   The training and educational opportunities provided;
•   The capacity development component of the
•   Evidence that the Institute will be well managed;
•   Evidence that institutional infrastructure and support
    is available to support the programme;
•   A credible fund raising strategy;
•   Value for money.
       Monitoring and Evaluation

•   The Oversight Board will have at least
    annual meetings with the Institute
•   The Oversight Board will make
    recommendations to the Consortium of
•   An independent evaluation will be
    organised by the IPH

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