SafeFit Trial: virtual clinics to deliver a multimodal intervention to improve psychological and physical well-being in people with cancer

Project Details


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic a face to face intervention trial was pivoted into a virtual clinic to provide exercise, nutrition and emotional support to people affected by cancer. The trial has completed its follow-up period and data analysis is about to commence, having created £917,000 of excess treatment costs for UHS R&D.

Key findings

Key findings include efficacy and safety, cost-benefit analysis, intervention prescription and delivery analyses, setting up an intervention during a pandemic and training the workforce to deliver such an intervention.
Effective start/end date4/05/2026/01/24

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being