Journal article

The prevention access and risk taking in young people (PARTY) project protocol: A cluster randomised controlled trial of health risk screening and motivational interviewing for young people presenting to general practice

Lena Sanci, Brenda Grabsch, Patty Chondros, Alan Shiell, Jane Pirkis, Susan Sawyer, Kelsey Hegarty, Elizabeth Patterson, Helen Cahill, Elizabeth Ozer, Janelle Seymour, George Patton

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH | BMC | Published : 2012


Funding Acknowledgements

The pilot study for this project was funded by beyondblue: The National Depression Initiative. The trial is funded by the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council (AHMAC) and the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI). We acknowledge the support of the operational infrastructure support programme, Government of Victoria, Australia. We also acknowledge Dr Obioha Ukoumunne for advice on study design, Professor Jane Gunn for advice on practice recruitment, Dr Dagmar Haller-Hester for input into choice of measures, and the dedication and work of project staff: Caroline Hart, Fan Yang, Rhian Parker, Verity Newnham, Gemma Carey, David Ormiston-Smith, Adrian Slattery all CATI interviewers and in-practice research assistants. Thanks to Jenny Anderson for proof reading. Finally we are indebted to the young people, parents, general practitioners, nurses and practice support staff who participated in this study.