Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed
Estimated Enrollment
600

Inclusion Criteria

Patients prescribed medication(s) for at least one of the following conditions: type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia
Patients prescribed medication(s) for at least one of the following conditions: type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia

Exclusion Criteria

Patients unable to give written informed consent
Patients under the age of 18
Patients whose medications are ordered by a caregiver/family member
...
Patients unable to give written informed consent
Patients under the age of 18
Patients whose medications are ordered by a caregiver/family member
Patients on drugs for dementia
Patients with substantial hearing or sight impairment
Patients newly prescribed a medication for the conditions listed in the inclusion criteria
Patients with no access to a telephone
Patients living with someone already taking part in the study
Patients with insufficient English to take part in the telephone intervention
Patients showing signs of dementia or cognitive impairment in conversation
Patients living outside of England

Summary

Conditions
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Type 2 Diabetes
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
  • Masking: None (Open Label)
  • Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 18 years and 125 years
Gender
Both males and females

Description

Non-adherence to medication is common and although some interventions have shown promise in improving adherence, the findings are inconsistent. This randomised controlled trial aims to test the effectiveness of a pharmacy-based telephone intervention compared to usual care on medication adherence an...

Non-adherence to medication is common and although some interventions have shown promise in improving adherence, the findings are inconsistent. This randomised controlled trial aims to test the effectiveness of a pharmacy-based telephone intervention compared to usual care on medication adherence and health outcomes in patients taking medicines for a long-term condition.

Inclusion Criteria

Patients prescribed medication(s) for at least one of the following conditions: type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia
Patients prescribed medication(s) for at least one of the following conditions: type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia

Exclusion Criteria

Patients unable to give written informed consent
Patients under the age of 18
Patients whose medications are ordered by a caregiver/family member
...
Patients unable to give written informed consent
Patients under the age of 18
Patients whose medications are ordered by a caregiver/family member
Patients on drugs for dementia
Patients with substantial hearing or sight impairment
Patients newly prescribed a medication for the conditions listed in the inclusion criteria
Patients with no access to a telephone
Patients living with someone already taking part in the study
Patients with insufficient English to take part in the telephone intervention
Patients showing signs of dementia or cognitive impairment in conversation
Patients living outside of England

Locations

London
London

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT01864239
Collaborators
Pharmacy2U
Investigators
  • Principal Investigator: Nick Barber UCL School of Pharmacy
  • Nick Barber UCL School of Pharmacy