Challenges of implementing routine health behavior change support in a children's hospital setting.

  title={Challenges of implementing routine health behavior change support in a children's hospital setting.},
  author={Laura Elwell and Jane Powell and Sharon Wordsworth and Carole Cummins},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={96 1},
OBJECTIVE Evidence indicates that health behavior change initiatives are often not implemented successfully. This qualitative study aims to understand the barriers and facilitators to implementation of health behavior change brief advice into routine practice in an acute children's hospital setting. METHODS Semi-structured interviews were conducted with health professionals working at a UK children's hospital (n=33). Participants were purposively sampled to incorporate a range of specialties… CONTINUE READING
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