Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
20/07/2011
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

Mrs SJ Moran

ORCID ID

Contact details

Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital
Musgrove Park
Taunton
TA1 5DA
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The aim of the study is to determine the effect on outcomes following day surgery of a range of levels of telephone interventions by qualified nurses for patient guidance support.

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Not applicable: service delivery

Intervention

Three different modes of telephone intervention follow-up
1. Once at day 1
2. Twice, at days 1 and 3
3. Once at 7 days after discharge

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Suitability and timing of post-discharge telephone support, measured by a tool adapted from Orem's self-care deficit theory
2. Compliance with discharge instructions measured by a tool adapted for telephone interview from the Revised Ways of Coping Checklist (WCCL)
3. Frequency of use of Primary Health Care Services
4. GPs assessment of the appropriateness of referrals and contacts

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/08/1995

Overall trial end date

30/04/1997

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients aged 17 or above, attending the day surgery centre at Taunton & Somerset Hospital for therapeutic procedures not normally requiring GP, District Nurse or hospital out-patient follow-up. Other criteria include patient consent and patient access to a telephone.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/08/1995

Recruitment end date

30/04/1997

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust
Taunton
TA1 5DA
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 South 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

1. 1998 results in http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1361900498800496

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes