Condition category
Circulatory System
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
20/04/2016
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 Frances Mair

ORCID ID

Contact details

R302A Level 3
General Practice & Primary Care
1 Horslethill Road
Glasgow
G12 9LX
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

M0009065966

Study information

Scientific title

A general practice nurse intervention for heart failure (HF) patients

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Hypothesised that general practice-based nurse intervention will significantly improve diagnosis and management of heart failure patients in the community.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Cluster randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

GP practices

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Cardiovascular: Heart failure

Intervention

Cluster-randomised controlled trial. Control arm patients receiving conventional HF treatment. Intervention group patients attend a specialised nurse clinic.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. ECHO utilisation
2. Angiotensin convertin enzyme-inhibitor use
3. Readmission rates

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/06/2000

Overall trial end date

31/08/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

400 heart failure patients from nine practices on Merseyside and in Cheshire.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

400

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/06/2000

Recruitment end date

31/08/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Mersey Primary Care R&D Consortium
Liverpool
L69 3GB
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Mersey Primary Care R&D Consortium (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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes

20/04/2016: No publications found, verifying study status with principal investigator.