Eight institutes of general practice at the university sites of Düsseldorf, Bochum, Aachen, Bonn, Cologne, Duisburg-Essen, Münster and Witten/Herdecke have collaborated to create the North-Rhine Westphalian General Practice Research Network consisting of 520 GP practices. Planned research projects include a cluster-randomized controlled trial on nicotine replacement therapy and a study evaluating a new healthcare model (P-SUP – A personalized self-management support program for diabetes mellitus type 2 and coronary heart disease).

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