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Randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of 'Families for Health', a family-based childhood obesity treatment intervention delivered in a community setting for
BACKGROUND Effective programmes to help children manage their weight are required. 'Families for Health' focuses on a parenting approach, designed to help parents develop their parenting skills toExpand
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Profound Expressive Language Impairment in Low Functioning Children with Autism: An Investigation of Syntactic Awareness Using a Computerised Learning Task
Nine low-functioning children with profound expressive language impairment and autism were studied in terms of their responsiveness to a computer-based learning program designed to assess syntacticExpand
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Randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the ‘Families for Health’ programme to reduce obesity in children
Objective Evaluating effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of ‘Families for Health V2′ (FFH) compared with usual care (UC). Design Multicentre randomised controlled trial (RCT) (investigators blinded,Expand
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The fall and rise of generalism: perceptions of generalist practice amongst medical students
Dear Editor, The 2015 GMC Shape of Training [1] review highlighted a need for more generalists to address the complex pressures facing today’s health services. GPs are the largest group ofExpand
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Implementing change in primary care practice: lessons from a mixed-methods evaluation of a frailty initiative
Background The NHS is facing increasing needs from an aging population, which is acutely visible in the emerging problem of frailty. There is growing evidence describing new models of care for peopleExpand
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Using online patient feedback to improve NHS services: the INQUIRE multimethod study
BACKGROUND:Online customer feedback has become routine in many industries, but it has yet to be harnessed for service improvement in health care. OBJECTIVES:To identify the current evidence on onlineExpand
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Online patient feedback: a cross-sectional survey of the attitudes and experiences of United Kingdom health care professionals
Objectives Online patient feedback is a growing phenomenon but little is known about health professional attitudes and behaviours in relation to it. We aimed to identify the characteristics,Expand
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Engagement with and delivery of the 'parkrun practice initiative' in general practice: a mixed methods study.
BACKGROUND The parkrun practice initiative, a joint collaboration between parkrun and the Royal College of General Practitioners, was launched to encourage general practices to improve the health andExpand
Survey of the UK public: internet access demographics