Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit

Diamond Lewy

Diamond Lewy

Improving the diagnosis and management of neurodegenerative dementia of Lewy body type in the NHS.

  • Study stage: Closed
  • Sponsor: Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
  • Funder:  NIHR Programme Grant
  • Therapeutic area: Neurological
  • Type of study: Non-clinical Intervention


    1. Determine feasibility of use of the intervention
    2. Assess the impact of the assessment and management toolkit on patient management, health outcomes, and its impact on informants/carers
    3. Provide an exploratory comparison of the cost-effectiveness of the new assessment and management toolkit for LBD with usual care
  • Population:  Adult
  • Design: Pilot, cluster randomised controlled trial
  • Setting: Secondary care
  • Planned Sample Size: 240