To prepare to take a licensed drug into clinical trial for use in Parkinson's disease for the first time, the Principal Investigator on the study and Clinical Trials Manger from our organisation involved a panel of patients and carers from an early stage to help shape the study protocol and develop
To involve patients and carers in the development, design and feasibility of deliver of the proof of concept study to give the study the best chance of success in recruitment and retention of participants to prepare for the regulatory approvals.
Problems addressed by Initiative
Asking for feedback on many aspects of participating in the trial - feasibility of the administration of the medication, patient visit schedule, recruitment strategy and wearability and usability of a Parkinson's Kinetograph (PKG fitbit-like device) for home monitoring of motor progression.
Quality of patient engagement
Results and outcomes
Sheffield, United Kingdom