The role of primary care in adult weight management: qualitative interviews with key stakeholders in weight management services

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David N. Blane ; Sara Macdonald ; David Morrison ; Catherine A. O’Donnell (2017)
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Health Services Research, volume 17 (issn: 1472-6963, eissn: 1472-6963)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5698950, doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2729-7
  • Subject: Research Article | RA1-1270 | Qualitative | Public aspects of medicine | Health services | Weight management | Primary care | Obesity

Background Primary care has a key role to play in the prevention and management of obesity, but there remain barriers to engagement in weight management by primary care practitioners. The aim of this study was to explore the views of key stakeholders in adult weight man... View more
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