Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit



Treatment for Intermittent Bladder Catheterisation: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Once Daily Prophylaxis 

  • Study stage: Closed
  • Sponsor: Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital
  • Funder: NIHR HTA
  • Therapeutic area: Renal and Urogenital
  • Type of study: CTIMP

Aim: To determine whether antibiotic prophylaxis results in a clinically significant reduction in the rate of symptomatic, antibiotic-treated urinary tract infection suffered by people performing intermittent self bladder catheterisation over 12 months and is cost-effective for the UK NHS

Primary Outcome:

Relative incidence of symptomatic antibiotic-treated UTI between the trial groups over 12 months

  • Population: Adult
  • Design: Pragmatic, superiority patient RCT
  • Setting: Secondary Care