Full report

Salisbury C, O'Cathain A, Thomas C, Edwards L, Montgomery AA, Hollinghurst S, et al. An evidence-based approach to the use of telehealth in long-term health conditions: development of an intervention and evaluation through pragmatic randomised controlled trials in patients with depression or raised cardiovascular risk. Programme Grants Appl Res. 2017;5(1)

Evidence Synthesis (Activity 1)

Pope et al - For want of evidence: a meta-review of home-based telehealth for the mgt of long-term conditions (PDF, 292kB)

Merriel SWD, Andrews V, Salisbury C. Telehealth interventions for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Prev Med. 2014;64:88-95.

Vassilev I, Rowsell A, Pope C, Kennedy A, O'Cathain A, Salisbury C, et al. Assessing the implementability of telehealth interventions for self-management support: a realist review. Implement Sci. 2015;10:59.

Qualitative study (Activity 2)

Segar J, Rogers A, Salisbury C, Thomas C. Roles and identities in transition: boundaries of work and inter-professional relationships at the interface between telehealth and primary care. Health Soc Care Community. 2013;21(6):606-13.

Survey Study (Activity 3)

Edwards L, Thomas C, Gregory A, Yardley L, O'Cathain A, Montgomery AA, et al. Are people with chronic diseases interested in using telehealth? A cross-sectional postal survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2014;16(5):e123.

Developing the intervention (Activity 4)

Salisbury C, Thomas C, O'Cathain A, Rogers A, Pope C, Yardley L, et al. TElehealth in CHronic disease: mixed-methods study to develop the TECH conceptual model for intervention design and evaluation. BMJ Open. 2015;5(2):e006448.

Randomised controlled trials (Activity 5)

Thomas CL, Man M-S, O'Cathain A, Hollinghurst S, Large S, Edwards L, et al. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a telehealth intervention to support the management of long-term conditions: study protocol for two linked randomized controlled trials. Trials. 2014;15(1):36.

Foster A, Horspool KA, Edwards L, Thomas CL, Salisbury C, Montgomery AA, et al. Who does not participate in telehealth trials and why? A cross-sectional survey. Trials. 2015;16.

Rick J, Graffy J, Knapp P, Small N, Collier DJ, Eldridge S, et al. Systematic techniques for assisting recruitment to trials (START): study protocol for embedded, randomized controlled trials. Trials. 2014;15.

Edwards L, Salisbury C, Horspool K, Foster A, Garner K, Montgomery AA. Increasing follow-up questionnaire response rates in a randomized controlled trial of telehealth for depression: three embedded controlled studies. Trials 2016 17:107

Chris Salisbury, Alicia O’Cathain, Clare Thomas, Louisa Edwards, Daisy Gaunt, Padraig Dixon, et al. Telehealth for patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease: pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2016;353:i2647.

Chris Salisbury, Alicia O’Cathain, Louisa Edwards, Clare Thomas, Daisy Gaunt, Sandra Hollinghurst, et al. Effectiveness of an integrated telehealth service for patients with depression: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention. Lancet Psychiatry. 2016; 3: 515–25

Padraig Dixon, Sandra Hollinghurst, Louisa Edwards, Clare Thomas, Alexis Foster, Ben Davies, Daisy Gaunt, Alan A. Montgomery,Chris Salisbury. Cost-effectiveness of telehealth for patients with depression: evidence from the Healthlines randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry Open Aug 2016, 2 (4) 262-69.  

Padraig Dixon, Sandra Hollinghurst, Louisa Edwards, Clare Thomas, Daisy Gaunt, Alexis Foster, Shirley Large, Alan A Montgomery, Chris Salisbury. Cost-effectiveness of telehealth for patients with raised cardiovascular disease risk: evidence from the Healthlines randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2016;6:8 e012352 

Dixon P, Hollinghurst S, Ara R, Edwards L, Foster A, Salisbury C. Cost-effectiveness modelling of telehealth for patients with raised cardiovascular disease risk: Evidence from a cohort simulation conducted alongside the Healthlines randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2016;6:e012355