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Apply for GAIN Funding

Please note that all documentation relating to the 2018-2019 funding process will be available electronically on this page from 1 August 2017 until 27 October 2017.  

Each year, GAIN  invite the health and social care community to apply for funding for the development of regional guidelines or the undertaking of regional clinical audit.

Before you make an application, all clinical audit applications must be discussed with your clinical director and clinical audit department. Your application must be signed by your clinical audit manager and project lead.

All clinical guideline applications must be discussed and signed by your clinical director and project lead.

Projects should meet the following criteria:

  • Meet an identified priority, e.g. SAI, HSC priorities,specified by DHSSPS or Chief Medical Officer
  • Evidence-based standards must be identified, e.g. NICE, Royal colleges, KPI, Service  frameworks
  • Ability to provide evidence of a support network e.g. buy-in from the HSC trust's executive management team (EMT) or relevant professional forums.
  • Have a multi-skilled project team 
  • Audit data to be collected regionally and all HSC trusts represented on the audit project team advisory/steering group