Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
22/02/2008
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 Eileen Kaner

ORCID ID

Contact details

The Department of Primary Health Care
Centre for Health Service Research
21 Claremont Place
Framlington Place
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4AA
United Kingdom
+44 (0)191 222 7884
e.f.s.kaner@newcastle.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

G106/840 Kaner

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To evaluate the clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of strategies promoting screening at brief alcohol intervention by nurses in primary care. The hypothesis was that more intensive implementation interventions would be more effective but also more costly.

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

GP practices

Trial type

Screening

Patient information sheet

Condition

Mental and behavioural disorders: Addiction

Intervention

Control practices - written guidance on screening and brief alcohol intervention
Trained practices - in addition to written guidance, outreach training provided
Trained and supported practices - in addition to training and guidance, two weekly support calls

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Nurse activity in terms of number of patients screened using the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) and number of 'risk positive' drinkers receiving brief intervention.

Secondary outcome measures

Accuracy of intervention delivery.

Overall trial start date

10/01/1997

Overall trial end date

10/01/2000

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

General practices with attached nurse

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

212

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

10/01/1997

Recruitment end date

10/01/2000

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

The Department of Primary Health Care
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4AA
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 Northern and Yorkshire (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

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14630384

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Kaner E, Lock C, Heather N, McNamee P, Bond S, Promoting brief alcohol intervention by nurses in primary care: a cluster randomised controlled trial., Patient Educ Couns, 2003, 51, 3, 277-284.

Additional files

Editorial Notes