The CRAFFT Study is currently recruiting. See below for the latest enrolment figures and other key information about the study.

Current enrolment curve

Recruitment target: 750

Information about the study


This study is investigating if treating a radius fracture by applying a plaster cast without an operation is just as good as having an operation.

Study Funder

This study is funded by the National Institute for Health Research, Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Project (NIHR127674).  It is the work of children’s Emergency Doctors and Bone Surgeons across the UK, with research support from The University of Oxford.

Study Sponsor

The University of Oxford is the sponsor for this study based in the United Kingdom.

Study Design

Multi-centre, multi-surgeon, parallel, two-arm, randomised controlled trial

Personal Data

We will be using information from children, parents and medical records in order to undertake this study, and will act as the data controller for this study. For more information see:

Things to Know

Surgeons throughout the UK (and the world) are uncertain about the best way to treat this injury.