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Trial registered on ANZCTR


Registration number
ACTRN12610001070022
Ethics application status
Approved
Date submitted
30/11/2010
Date registered
6/12/2010
Date last updated
4/05/2011
Type of registration
Retrospectively registered

Titles & IDs
Public title
An audit of the quality of administration of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist in a New Zealand tertiary hospital.
Scientific title
An audit of the quality of administration of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist in a New Zealand tertiary hospital.
Secondary ID [1] 253085 0
ADHB research number A+4930
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
U1111-1118-1410
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Elective and Acute Surgical Procedures 258649 0
Condition category
Condition code
Surgery 258787 258787 0 0
Surgical techniques

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Observational
Patient registry
Target follow-up duration
Target follow-up type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Single centre, prospective observer audit of current practices in the timing and administration of the WHO Safe Surgical Checklist use at Auckland City Hospital, theatres undertaken from November 2010 to January 2011. Practises are rated and recorded on a Compliance Assessment Tool designed for this study.
Intervention code [1] 257604 0
Not applicable
Comparator / control treatment
Not Applicable
Control group
Uncontrolled

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 259654 0
Compliance rate with the WHO Safe Surgery Checklist
Timepoint [1] 259654 0
8 weeks
Secondary outcome [1] 266325 0
Nil
Timepoint [1] 266325 0
Nil

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
All Elective and Acute surgical procedures scheduled for theatre at Auckland City Hospital during the audit.
Minimum age
No limit
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
Cardiac theatres

Study design
Purpose
Screening
Duration
Cross-sectional
Selection
Random sample
Timing
Prospective
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment outside Australia
Country [1] 3045 0
New Zealand
State/province [1] 3045 0
Auckland

Funding & Sponsors
Funding source category [1] 258053 0
University
Name [1] 258053 0
University of Auckland
Address [1] 258053 0
Department of Anaesthesiology
98 -100 Mountain Road
Epsom 1023
Auckland
Country [1] 258053 0
New Zealand
Primary sponsor type
University
Name
University of Auckland
Address
Department of Anaesthesiology
98 -100 Mountain Road
Epsom 1023
Auckland
Country
New Zealand
Secondary sponsor category [1] 257246 0
None
Name [1] 257246 0
Address [1] 257246 0
Country [1] 257246 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status
Approved
Ethics committee name [1] 260053 0
Northern Y Ethics
Ethics committee address [1] 260053 0
Ministry of Health
3rd Floor BNZ Building
354 Victoria Street
PO Box 1031
Hamilton 3204
Ethics committee country [1] 260053 0
New Zealand
Date submitted for ethics approval [1] 260053 0
Approval date [1] 260053 0
09/11/2010
Ethics approval number [1] 260053 0
NTY/10/EXP/077.

Summary
Brief summary
Prospective audit of timing and administration of WHO Safe Surgical Checklist in 100 elective and acute theatres at Auckland Hospital over the period November 2010 - January 2011.
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 31912 0
Address 31912 0
Country 31912 0
Phone 31912 0
Fax 31912 0
Email 31912 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 15159 0
Nicole Vogts
Address 15159 0
Department of Anaesthesia
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142
Country 15159 0
New Zealand
Phone 15159 0
+64 0211866346
Fax 15159 0
Email 15159 0
nvog002@aucklanduni.ac.nz
Contact person for scientific queries
Name 6087 0
Nicole Vogts
Address 6087 0
Department of Anaesthesia
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142
Country 6087 0
New Zealand
Phone 6087 0
+64 0211866346
Fax 6087 0
Email 6087 0
nvog002@aucklanduni.ac.nz

No information has been provided regarding IPD availability
Summary results
Have study results been published in a peer-reviewed journal?
Other publications
Have study results been made publicly available in another format?
Results – basic reporting
Results – plain English summary