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Translating evidence-based guidelines into practice: a survey of practices of commissioners and managers of the English stop smoking services

  • Máirtín S McDermott1Email author,
  • Heather Thomson1, 2,
  • Robert West1, 3,
  • Jennifer AM Kenyon1 and
  • Andy McEwen1, 3
Contributed equally
BMC Health Services Research201212:121

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-121

Received: 7 October 2011

Accepted: 11 May 2012

Published: 23 May 2012

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Original Submission
7 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sharon Reif
1 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hannah Knudsen
7 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kenneth Judge
27 Jan 2012 Author responded Author comments - Mairtin McDermott
Resubmission - Version 3
27 Jan 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
19 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kenneth Judge
23 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hannah Knudsen
27 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sharon Reif
21 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Mairtin McDermott
Resubmission - Version 4
21 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
17 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kenneth Judge
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
11 May 2012 Editorially accepted
23 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-121

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
NHS Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT), Department of Educational, Clinical and Health Psychology, University College London
(2)
NHS Leeds, Strategy and Commissioning Directorate
(3)
Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London

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