Opportunity details

Randomised trial of clinical and cost effectiveness of Administration of Prehospital fascia Iliaca compartment block for emergency Pre-Hospital hip fracture care Delivery (RAPID 2)

Safety effectiveness of local anaesthetic injection for hip fracture patients

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Full description:

We aim to find out whether a local anaesthetic injection into the hip area, given by paramedics at scene, reduces pain, is safe, improves patient health outcomes and what it costs the NHS. Paramedics will give patients either the new treatment or usual care (often morphine). We seek public members for our Trial Steering Committee and Data Monitoring and Ethics Committee.

Date from

6th April 2021

Date to

6th July 2021


Swansea University

A collaboration led from Swansea University Medical School , including academics, ambulance services, other NHS services and public contributors.
We are seeking two individuals to join the independent Trial Steering Committee and Data Monitoring and Ethics Committee



Health services and health delivery


UK wide

Involvement type:


What support is offered?

honoraria, expenses incurred, named support person




reimbursed as required - meetings are likely to be by zoom, at least initially

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?