Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
23/05/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Prospectively 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 Franchie Cheater

ORCID ID

Contact details

Clinical Governance Research & Development Unit
University of Leicester
Leicester General Hospital
Leicester
LE5 4PW
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

Imp R2-25 Cheater

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

This trial plans to evaluate the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of audit and feedback and educational outreach in improving nursing practice and health care outcomes.

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

Other

Trial type

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Condition

Improving health care in nursing practices

Intervention

Three interventions:
1. Audit and feedback educational outreach
2. Combination of audit and feedback and educational outreach compared with
3. Printed educational materials (control)
The process and outcomes of care for patients with urinary incontinence and the obstacles that may influence implementation will be assessed before and after the interventions. The cost implications of the different approaches will be assessed.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/06/2004

Overall trial end date

30/06/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

All G/H grade district nurses with a case load from a random sample of general practices in three health districts in the East Midlands.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Added as of 23/05/2008: 194 community nurses

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/06/2004

Recruitment end date

30/06/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Clinical Governance Research & Development Unit
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 Evaluation of Methods to Promote the Implementation of Research Findings (National 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

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16708003

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Cheater FM, Baker R, Reddish S, Spiers N, Wailoo A, Gillies C, Robertson N, Cawood C, Cluster randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of audit and feedback and educational outreach on improving nursing practice and patient outcomes., Med Care, 2006, 44, 6, 542-551, doi: 10.1097/01.mlr.0000215919.89893.8a.

Additional files

Editorial Notes