Methods and analysis LIFT is a pragmatic, multicentre, three-arm randomised, controlled trial, which will test whether adapted CBA and personalised exercise programme interventions can individually reduce the impact and severity of fatigue. This will be conducted with up to 375 eligible patients diagnosed with IRD and interventions will be delivered by rheumatology healthcare professionals, using the telephone or internet-based audio/video calls.
Ethics approval and dissemination Ethical approval has been granted by Wales REC 7 (17/WA/0065). Results of this study will be disseminated through presentation at scientific conferences and in scientific journal. A lay summary of the results will be sent to participants.
Trial registration number NCT03248518; Pre-results.
Bibliographical noteThis work was supported by Versus Arthritis (formally known as Arthritis Research
699 UK) grant number 21175.
- inflammatory rheumatic disease
- randomised controlled trial
- cognitive behavioural