Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
18/11/2009
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Mike Rose

ORCID ID

Contact details

Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Trust
Wirral Back Pain Rehabilitation Unit
Willow House
Bebington
Wirral
L63 4JY
United Kingdom
+44 (0)151 334 4000 ext 5013
mike.rose@whnt.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RHC11241 (N0280012932)

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To assess the effects of implementing local guidelines on back pain management consistent with the findings of recent systematic reviews.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal diseases: Spinal conditions

Intervention

Low back pain guidelines GP practices will be stratified by the number of partners and by training status. Within each stratum practices will be allocated to intervention or control arms by a central office.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/10/1998

Overall trial end date

01/04/2000

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

24 GP practices will be required.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

24 GP practices

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/10/1998

Recruitment end date

01/04/2000

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Trust
Wirral
L63 4JY
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive North West (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2004 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14965404

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Dey P, Simpson CW, Collins SI, Hodgson G, Dowrick CF, Simison AJ, Rose MJ, Implementation of RCGP guidelines for acute low back pain: a cluster randomised controlled trial., Br J Gen Pract, 2004, 54, 498, 33-37.

Additional files

Editorial Notes