The WHEAT pilot trial

WithHolding Enteral feeds Around packed red cell Transfusion to prevent necrotising enterocolitis in preterm neonates: a multi-centre, electronic patient record (EPR), randomised controlled point-of-care pilot trial.

Recruitment
Total
179
Target
250

The latest infant was recruited at St Mary's Hospital, London on 29 June 2019

Recruiting centre Total Aug 19 Jul 19 Jun 19 May 19 Apr 19 Mar 19
  179 0 0 19 16 22 24
Birmingham Women's Hospital 16 0 0 1 2 1 3
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 23 0 0 2 2 0 1
Birmingham City Hospital 6 0 0 1 1 1 1
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital 22 0 0 1 2 7 4
Hillingdon Hospital 7 0 0 3 0 1 0
Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow 3 0 0 0 1 1 0
Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital 38 0 0 1 6 6 5
St Mary's Hospital, London 17 0 0 4 0 3 3
Princess Royal Hospital, Telford 8 0 0 2 0 0 1
University Hospital Coventry 19 0 0 3 0 1 4
New Cross Hospital 20 0 0 1 2 1 2

Trial Information

REC Reference:
18/LO/0900
ISRCTN:
62501859
Clinical Trials Unit:
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit CTU
Sponsor:
Imperial College London & Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Funder:
Medical Research Council
Recruitment Target:
250 estimated target
Duration of Study:
April 2018 - November 2019

This work is supported by the Medical Research Council (MR/N005405/1).

For more information please visit http://neoepoch.com/wheat-trial/

Chris Gale, the Chief Investigator for WHEAT, provides a brief introduction to the study

Direct link to MP4