Developing and evaluating complex interventions: the new Medical Research Council guidance

BMJ. 2008 Sep 29;337:a1655. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a1655.


Evaluating complex interventions is complicated. The Medical Research Council's evaluation framework (2000) brought welcome clarity to the task. Now the council has updated its guidance

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Diffusion of Innovation*
  • Evaluation Studies as Topic
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Therapeutics