Effectiveness of a regional dietetic support network

Ruth Crawford, Anita Star, Emma Ghys

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This study aims to examine the perceived effectiveness among a regionaldietetic network. It aims to explore how effective it is in achieving thegroups’ purpose and objectives, the perceived importance of thenetwork to members, and desired changes to the network to meet theseneeds. It will also explore perceptions of possible benefits and barriersto working in rural areas. Data have been collected from dietitians whoare members of the North East Victoria Dietitians network via an anony-mous online survey (n = 34) with response rate of 47%. Ethics approvalwas provided by Charles Sturt University Faculty of Science Low RiskHuman Ethics Committee (#400/2015/40). Data were analysed usingdescriptive statistics and groups were compared using chi-squared andMann–Whitney U-tests.
Original languageEnglish
Article number223
Pages (from-to)58-58
Number of pages1
JournalNutrition and Dietetics
Issue numberS1
Early online date29 Apr 2016
Publication statusPublished - May 2016
EventDietitians Association of Australia Annual 33rd National Conference - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 19 May 201621 May 2016
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1747-0080.12772/epdf (Conference information)

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