Research into childhood obesity widely reported
27 July 2011
New research by the University of Bristol’s School of Social and Community Medicine which found that many GPs remain reluctant to discuss the topic with parents or to refer overweight children to weight reduction services, was covered by the Daily Mail, BBC Radio Bristol and GP Newspaper.
The research was carried out by Dr Jonathan Banks, Professor Julian Hamilton Shield, and Professor Deborah Sharp from the University of Bristol's School of Social and Community Medicine.
Full press release at: New research which identifies GP and parental reluctance to address childhood obesity
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