S. J. Colwill

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OBJECTIVE To determine the extent to which GPs were motivated to change their prescribing upon joining a Primary Care Commissioning Group (PCCG) and how effective certain interventions planned by the PCCG might be as a means to change prescribing. To define the characteristics of GPs less motivated to change their prescribing. DESIGN A cross-sectional(More)
BACKGROUND It is not known to what extent general practitioners (GP) can change their prescribing upon joining a commissioning group and what features of a commissioning group may promote prescribing change. The opportunity to study potential prescribing change arose with the formation of a limited number of Primary Care Commissioning Groups (PCCGs), a(More)
The tap water supply in Camelford, North Cornwall and environs was contaminated by aluminium and other metals in 1988. Richmond tests were routinely given before and after the pollution and here scores are compared between 39 children from schools in the contaminated area and 64 children from Cornish schools outside the polluted area. The study was(More)
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