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Brief interventions for obesity when patients are asked to pay for weight loss treatment: an observational study in primary care with an embedded randomised trial

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Background A brief intervention whereby GPs opportunistically facilitate an NHS-funded referral to a weight loss programme is clinically and cost-effective.

Aim To test the acceptability of a brief intervention and attendance at a weight loss programme when GPs facilitate a referral that requires patients to pay for the service.

Design and setting An observational study of the effect of a GP encouraging attendance at a weig...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp20x708797

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1802-4217
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Name:
Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
Grant:
A93300
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice More from this journal
Volume:
70
Issue:
694
Pages:
e348-e355
Publication date:
2020-02-25
Acceptance date:
2019-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pmid:
32094219
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1094719
Local pid:
pubs:1094719
Deposit date:
2020-05-04

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