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Improving Hospital at Home for frail older people: insights from a quality improvement project to achieve change across regional health and social care sectors

BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:387

Received: 3 November 2015

Accepted: 25 May 2017

Published: 5 June 2017

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Original Submission
3 Nov 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Feb 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pamela Hawranik
28 Mar 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helen Y.L. Chan
5 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Van De Ven
31 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mark Pearson
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mark Pearson
Resubmission - Version 3
23 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
25 May 2017 Editorially accepted
5 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2334-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC, South West Peninsula, Institute of Health Research, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Barrack Road, Exeter, UK
South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN), Pynes Hill Court, Exeter, UK
Newton Abbot Hospital, Newton Abbot, UK