How can trials make better use of routine clinical care and/or existing data collection to improve retention?

  • “What is a reasonable period to collect follow up data from participants?” (A trials methodologist)
  • Sometimes the length of time between admission and follow up is quite lengthy and this tends to let the patient feel that they have been forgotten.” (Frontline staff or other staff involved or invested in trial retention (e.g. Research Nurse, Trial Manager, regulatory or oversight role such as Sponsor or Research Director))