The trueblue study: Is practice nurse-led collaborative care effective in the management of depression for patients with heart disease or diabetes?
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Mental Health Services
Patient Care Team
The strength of this programme is that it provides a sustainable model of chronic disease management with monitoring and self-management assistance for physiological, lifestyle and psychological risk factors for high-risk patients with co-morbid depression, diabetes or heart disease. The study will demonstrate whether nurse-led collaborative care achieves better outcomes than usual care.