Journal article

A shared-care model of obesity treatment for 3-10 year old children: Protocol for the HopSCOTCH randomised controlled trial

Melissa Wake, Kate Lycett, Matthew A Sabin, Jane Gunn, Kay Gibbons, Cathy Hutton, Zoe McCallum, Elissa York, Michael Stringer, Gary Wittert

BMC Pediatrics


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

The trial is funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC Project Grant 491212). We would like to thank all the children, parents, obesity specialists (MAS, ZM, KG, Michele Campbell and Ms Elisha Matthews), GPs and practice staff who took part in the trial. We also gratefully acknowledge the input and support of PCS and Mr Michael Stringer of Knowsys in developing, deploying and managing the shared-care software. MW was part-funded by NHMRC Population Health Career Development Grants 284556 and 546405 and MAS by NHMRC Professional Training Fellowship 1012201. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.