Publications directly linked to Trial Forge

2022

Dawson S, Banister K, Biggs K, Cotton S, Devane D, Gardner H, Gillies K, Gopalakrishnan G, Isaacs T, Khunti K, Nichol A, Parker A, AM Russell, Shepherd V, Shiely F, Shorter G, Starling B, Williams H, Willis A, Witham MD and Treweek S. Trial Forge Guidance 3: randomised trials and how to recruit and retain individuals from ethnic minority groups—practical guidance to support better practice. Trials 2022, 23: 672. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06553-w

Gardner H, Elfeky A, Pickles D, Dawson A, Gillies K, Warwick V, Treweek S. A good use of time? Providing evidence for how effort is invested in primary and secondary outcome data collection in trials.  Trials (under review). Pre-print at https://www.researchsquare.com/article/rs-1769190/v1

Clark, L. et al. (2022) ‘The PROMoting the USE of SWATs (PROMETHEUS) programme: Lessons learnt and future developments for SWATs’, Research Methods in Medicine & Health Sciences. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/26320843221089632.

Elfeky A, Treweek S, Hannes K, et al. Using qualitative methods in pilot and feasibility trials to inform recruitment and retention processes in full-scale randomised trials: a qualitative evidence synthesis. BMJ Open 2022;12:e055521. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/12/4/e055521

Murphy, E., Shiely, F. & Treweek, S. How much is the lack of retention evidence costing trial teams in Ireland and the UK?. Trials 23, 396 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06223-x

Pirosca, S., Shiely, F., Clarke, M. Treweek S. Tolerating bad health research: the continuing scandal. Trials 23, 458 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06415-5

Treweek, S., Miyakoda, V., Burke, D. Shiely F. Getting it wrong most of the time? Comparing trialists’ choice of primary outcome with what patients and health professionals want. Trials 23, 537 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06348-z

 

2021

Coleman, E., Arundel, C., Clark, L., Doherty, L., Gillies, K., Hewitt, C. A., Innes, K., Parker, A., Torgerson, D., & Treweek, S. (2021). Bah humbug! Association between sending Christmas cards to trial participants and trial retention: randomised study within a trial conducted simultaneously across eight host trials. BMJ, 375, [e067742]. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2021-067742

Treweek, S., Banister, K., Bower, P. et al. Developing the INCLUDE Ethnicity Framework—a tool to help trialists design trials that better reflect the communities they serve. Trials 22, 337 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-021-05276-8

 

2020

Crowley, E., Treweek, S., Banister, K. et al. Using systematic data categorisation to quantify the types of data collected in clinical trials: the DataCat project. Trials 21, 535 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04388-x

Elfeky, A., Gillies, K., Gardner, H. et al. Non-randomised evaluations of strategies to increase participant retention in randomised controlled trials: a systematic review. Syst Rev 9, 224 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01471-x

Gardner HR, Albarquoni L, El Feky A et al. A systematic review of non-randomised evaluations of strategies to improve participant recruitment to randomised controlled trials [version 1; peer review: 2 approved, 2 approved with reservations, 1 not approved]. F1000Research 2020, 9:86 (https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.22182.1)

Pirosca S, Clarke M and Treweek S. Learning from Cochrane systematic reviews: what improvements do these suggest for the design of trials? [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]. F1000Research 2020, 9:178 (https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.22635.2)

Treweek, S., Bevan, S., Bower, P. et al. Trial Forge Guidance 2: how to decide if a further Study Within A Trial (SWAT) is needed. Trials 21, 33 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3980-5

 

2019

Bruhn, H., Treweek, S., Duncan, A. et al. Estimating Site Performance (ESP): can trial managers predict recruitment success at trial sites? An exploratory study. Trials 20, 192 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3287-6

Gardner HR, Treweek S, Gillies K (2019) Using evidence when planning for trial recruitment: An international perspective from time-poor trialists. PLoS ONE 14(12): e0226081. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226081

 

2018

Treweek, S., Bevan, S., Bower, P. et al. Trial Forge Guidance 1: what is a Study Within A Trial (SWAT)?. Trials 19, 139 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2535-5

El Feky A, Gillies K, Gardner H, Fraser C, Treweek S. A protocol for a systematic review of non- randomised evaluations of strategies to increase participant retention to randomised controlled trials. Systematic Reviews; 2018 Feb 16;:1–7. https://systematicreviewsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13643-020-01471-x

 

2016

Gardner, H.R., Fraser, C., MacLennan, G. et al. A protocol for a systematic review of non-randomised evaluations of strategies to improve participant recruitment to randomised controlled trials. Syst Rev 5, 131 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0308-3

 

2015

Treweek, S., Altman, D.G., Bower, P. et al. Making randomised trials more efficient: report of the first meeting to discuss the Trial Forge platform. Trials 16, 261 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0776-0

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