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Competing for space in an already crowded market: a mixed methods study of why an online community of practice (CoP) for alcohol harm reduction failed to generate interest amongst the group of public health professionals at which it was aimed

Implementation Science201712:91

Received: 3 February 2017

Accepted: 6 July 2017

Published: 21 July 2017

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Original Submission
3 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mark Pietroni
10 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tom Achoki
3 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Ruth Ponsford
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Jul 2017 Editorially accepted
21 Jul 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13012-017-0622-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
UK Health Forum, London, UK