Funding for this research was provided by:
new staff Faculty Research and Development Fund (none)
Received: 24 August 2017
Accepted: 14 January 2018
First Online: 22 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was granted by the Northern X Regional New Zealand Health and Disability Ethics Committee (reference number: NTX/12/EXP/123). Written consent was gained from all individual older participants who received a CGA from the GNS. For all participants in both groups, the primary healthcare practices provided written consent for hospital utilisation data to be extracted from an electronic records system.
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