Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
25/10/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mrs V Cook

ORCID ID

Contact details

Milton Keynes General NHS Trust
Standing Way
Eaglestone
Milton Keynes
MK6 5LD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1908 660033
vanessa.cook@mkgeneral.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0558125486

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does patient information sent prior to an appointment make patients better informed or increase the DNA (did not arrive) rate?

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

Patient information sent prior to an appointment vs patient information not sent prior to an appointment

Added August 2008: trial stopped.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Reduction in DNA rate
2. Better informed patients

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2003

Overall trial end date

01/08/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Initial pilot of 50 patients to test methodology. Sample convenience of 200 consecutive new patients to clinic.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

50

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2003

Recruitment end date

01/08/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Milton Keynes General NHS Trust
Milton Keynes
MK6 5LD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Milton Keynes General NHS Trust (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