Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
13/07/2010
Date assigned
19/08/2010
Last edited
29/08/2014
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 James Bell

ORCID ID

Contact details

63 - 65 Denmark Hill
London
SE5 8RS
United Kingdom
james.bell@kcl.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

Version 3, 06/05/10

Study information

Scientific title

An outpatient clinic to reduce hospital readmission rates in alcohol-dependent patients: a randomised controlled pilot trial

Acronym

Study hypothesis

That offering alcohol-dependent hospital patients extended brief interention will reduce hospital readmission within the following 12 months.

Ethics approval

South East London Research Ethics Committee, 11/06/2010

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Prevention

Patient information sheet

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

Condition

Alcohol dependence

Intervention

1. Intervention group: extended brief intervention including follow-up in the alcohol clinic, up to four sessions
2. Control group: provision of pamphlet outlining safe levels of alcohol consumption, and providing contact details of local services

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Time to readmission, assessed by survival analysis up to 12 months after initial discharge

Secondary outcome measures

Participation in follow-up, monitored continuously

Overall trial start date

28/07/2010

Overall trial end date

28/04/2011

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Alcohol-dependent hospital patients (adults aged 18 - 70 years, either sex) living within the local area

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

200

Participant exclusion criteria

Unable to attend outpatient appointments

Recruitment start date

28/07/2010

Recruitment end date

28/04/2011

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

63 - 65 Denmark Hill
London
SE5 8RS
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (UK)

Sponsor details

c/o Dr Ed Gluksman
London
SE5 9RS
United Kingdom
+44 (0)203 299 9000
ed.gluksman@kch.nhs.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.kch.nhs.uk/

Funders

Funder type

Research council

Funder name

The Alcohol Education and Research Council (AERC) (UK) (ref: R 2009-03)

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