Recommendation ID
What type of training and awareness-raising can improve how health and social care practitioners:
- promote vitamin D supplements among at-risk groups
- improve the local population's awareness of, and attitudes towards, vitamin D supplements
- uptake of vitamin D supplements?
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)
The research should aim to identify differences in effectiveness among groups, based on characteristics such as socioeconomic status, age, gender and ethnicity.Outcomes may include vitamin D status, user adherence or any unintentional consequences. The recommendations apply to all at-risk groups, but there is a particular need for research in people over 65, people with darker skin and people living in institutions.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Vitamin D: supplement use in specific population groups
Date issued
November 2014

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 22/12/2014