Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
18/12/2009
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 Andrew Wilson

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of General Practice & Primary Health Care
University of Leicester
Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road
Leicester
LE5 4PW
United Kingdom
+44 (0)116 258 4367
aw7@le.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

PSI10-23

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To compare Hospital at Home (HAH) with hospital care for patients suitable for acute care in Hospital at Home.

Ethics approval

Approved by Leicestershire Health's research ethics committee

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Other

Patient information sheet

Condition

Not applicable

Intervention

1. Hospital at home
2. Hospital admission

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Mortality
2. Change in health status (Barthel, SIP 68)
3. Patient satisfaction
4. Service inputs
5. Length of stay
6. Discharge destination
7. Re-admission rates
8. Total days of care

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/06/1995

Overall trial end date

01/05/1999

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients suitable for hospital at home.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Other

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/06/1995

Recruitment end date

01/05/1999

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of General Practice & Primary Health Care
Leicester
LE5 4PW
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Primary and Secondary Care Interface National Research and Development Programme (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. 1999 main results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10591717
2. 1999 results on cost effectiveness in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10591720
3. 2002 results on patient satisfaction in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11791829

Publication citations

  1. Main results

    Wilson A, Parker H, Wynn A, Jagger C, Spiers N, Jones J, Parker G, Randomised controlled trial of effectiveness of Leicester hospital at home scheme compared with hospital care., BMJ, 1999, 319, 7224, 1542-1546.

  2. Results on cost effectiveness

    Jones J, Wilson A, Parker H, Wynn A, Jagger C, Spiers N, Parker G, Economic evaluation of hospital at home versus hospital care: cost minimisation analysis of data from randomised controlled trial., BMJ, 1999, 319, 7224, 1547-1550.

  3. Results on patient satisfaction

    Wilson A, Wynn A, Parker H, Patient and carer satisfaction with 'hospital at home': quantitative and qualitative results from a randomised controlled trial., Br J Gen Pract, 2002, 52, 474, 9-13.

Additional files

Editorial Notes