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The Do-Well study: protocol for a randomised controlled trial, economic and qualitative process evaluations of domiciliary welfare rights advice for socio-economically disadvantaged older people recruited via primary health care

  • Catherine Haighton1Email author,
  • Suzanne Moffatt1,
  • Denise Howel1,
  • Elaine McColl2,
  • Eugene Milne3,
  • Mark Deverill1,
  • Greg Rubin4,
  • Terry Aspray3 and
  • Martin White1
BMC Public Health201212:382

Received: 22 March 2012

Accepted: 28 May 2012

Published: 28 May 2012

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22 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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26 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 May 2012 Editorially accepted
28 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-382

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University
Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit, Institute of Health and Society, William Leech Building, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University
Institute for Ageing & Health, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle University
School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Queen's Campus, University Boulevard