Practitioners’ views on managing child obesity in primary care

Source: British Journal of General Practice, 2009, 59 (568) pg 856-862

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: November 2009

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: For this study, practitioners were interviewed about their views on whether Primary Care was the correct place to be treating childhood obesity. Participants included GPs,  practice nurses, school nurses and health visitors. They described factors which limited the extent to which they could intervene effectively.

Length of publication: 7 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

Acknowledgement: Social Care Online

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