Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
20/05/2016
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 Bert Park

ORCID ID

Contact details

Division of Psychiatry
Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust
Duncan Macmillan House
Porchester Road
Mapperley
Nottingham
NG3 6AA
United Kingdom
+44 115 969 1330 Ext 48213
Bert.Park@nottingham.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RBF 98X28

Study information

Scientific title

Evaluation of Community Link Team - The effect of a community link team in facilitating early discharges from inpatient care

Acronym

Study hypothesis

What is the effect of intensive community support to facilitate early discharge from inpatient care on patients and re-admission rates?

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

Hospitals

Trial type

Other

Patient information sheet

Condition

Early discharge from hospital

Intervention

Not provided at time of registration

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Demographic data
2. Occupied bed days
3. Patient and carer satisfaction questionnaires - collected via standard information sheets and results analysed
4. Occupied bed days saved
5. Quality of life
6. Patient need

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/08/1999

Overall trial end date

31/03/2001

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Admissions to acute inpatient care.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Other

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/08/1999

Recruitment end date

31/03/2001

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Division of Psychiatry
Nottingham
NG3 6AA
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 Trent (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

20/05/2016: No publications found, verifying study status with principal investigator.