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HTA - 09/127/34

A peer-support weight action programme to supplement brief advice in general practice

Project title: A peer-support weight action programme to supplement brief advice in general practice

Call to action: 09/127 HTA Obesity themed call

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Peter HajekORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-9160-4296

Lead Author: Professor Hayden McRobbieORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-7777-1845

Contractor: Queen Mary University of London

Cost: £854,682.54

Co-investigators: Dr Katie Myers Smith, Professor Christopher Griffiths, Professor Peter Hajek, Reverend Professor Sandra Eldridge.

Started: February 2012 | Status: Published October 2016

ISRCTN: 45820471

A peer-support weight management programme for obese adults led to more weight loss at 12 months than usual best practice, with a low cost per QALY

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