QRC-PVD Clinical Trial - Brief Behavioural Counselling Intervention for Peripheral Artery Disease (BIP)

This study involves health workers delivering brief behavioural counselling sessions with an aim to improve self-management of patients with blocked leg arteries. The results of this study will help develop new treatments, increase understanding of the condition and improve healthcare.

Recruitment Status

Currently recruiting

Ethics Approval

Human Research Ethics Approval
HERC/14/QRBW/60

What's involved

Participants will have an initial health check-up to discuss their diet, physical activity, and health and medical history. They will then have four sessions with a health practitioner over six months. Participants will then have another health check-up after they've finished their four sessions and have an annual health check in the following two years.

What you can expect

Initial visits

Health check-up:

  • Diet
  • Physical activity
  • Health and medical history

1-2 hours

Week 1Face to face session or phone call with health professional10-60 minutes
Week 2Face to face session or phone call with health professional10-60 minutes
Week 6Phone call with health professional10-15 minutes
Week 12Phone call with health professional10-15 minutes
4 months

Health check-up:

  • Diet
  • Physical activity
  • Health and medical history

1-2 hours

12 months

Health check-up:

  • Diet
  • Physical activity
  • Health and medical history

1-2 hours

24 months

Health check-up:

  • Diet
  • Physical activity
  • Health and medical history

1-2 hours

How to participate

Participant Information Flyer and Consent Forms (PDF, 161 KB)

Register your interest in participating in this study.