Haywood Rheumatism Research
&
Development Foundation
Haywood Hospital
High Lane
Burslem
Stoke on Trent
ST6 7AG

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AVAILABLE FUNDING

Funding

As a local charity, The Haywood Foundation could support your ideas with funding, any amount up to £10,000.

Ideas may include local research within the field of rheumatology, the development of local facilities for patients, support for the education and development of health professionals and importantly, projects which engage with the local population to promote the health and well-being of patients and their Carers.

In this section you will find examples of successful funding applications that have made a huge difference to the lives of people with musculoskeletal conditions and their families.

Training bursaries

Pat Grimsley bursary

The Pat Grimsley Educational Bursaries

1) This bursary is to support nurses and allied health professionals who are undertaking a rheumatology related MSc or the ASPiRE course at Keele University

2) All applicants must be working in the field of Rheumatology / Musculoskeletal conditions and expect to remain in the specialty for at least another 2 years.

These bursaries have supported nurses in the UK to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence in providing evidence based care for patients with a rheumatological conditions
Click here to download the application form

Educational bursary

Rheumatology courses, conferences and study days

The foundation also provides bursaries for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to attend rheumatology related courses, conferences and study days.

Click here to download the application form

Haywood Foundation Grants Funding Scheme

Grant funding is available to applications that are aligned to the Haywood Foundation’s strategy to improve the health and wellbeing of patients with arthritis and related conditions, and their carers, living in our locality. 

The Haywood Foundation will consider investment in research and innovation into arthritis and related conditions that relates to: local patient priorities; that recruits patients from the Haywood population; and/or that involves Haywood staff.

If you are uncertain as to whether your proposal meets these criteria and would like informal feedback before a full submission, we welcome initial inquiries. Please outline your idea and proposal on no more than one side of A4 and email to Kathryn.Jones2@mpft.nhs.uk.

If the Charity feels your proposal is within scope, you will be invited to submit a full application.

Click here to download the application form

Examples of successful grant applications include

  • Using Patient Reported Outcome Measures in Patients with Inflammatory Arthritis at the Haywood Hospital – a Clinical Innovation Project.

  • Exploring the Views of Expectations of Young Adults in a Rheumatology Follow Up Clinic (YARC).

  • IFRAP: Optimising decision-making and communication about bisphosphonates in consultations: development and evaluation of a computerised decision support tool.

  • Integrating and improving care for patients with inflammatory rheumatological disorders in the community: A pilot trial.

Have you got a great idea?

We want to enhance the lives of people with arthritis and related conditions. As a local charity, The Haywood Foundation could support your ideas with funding. Your Bright Ideas will be reviewed every
quarter by The Haywood Foundation
Committee.
We would love to hear from you!

This could be any amount up to £10,000

Your Bright Ideas will be reviewed every quarter by The Haywood Foundation
Committee.

We would love to hear from you – simply fill in the form below or ask for a ‘Bright Idea’ card from the PIER, or contact June Brammar
01782 673728 / june.brammar@mpft.nhs.uk

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