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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: “No decision about me without me” in the context of cancer multidisciplinary team meetings: a qualitative interview study

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Patients Patients
• Current out-patients who have completed primary treatment for Upper GI or Gynaecological cancer within the previous two months • Aged 17 or under
• Unable to speak English
• Unable to cope either physically or emotionally, with the research protocol
• Able to give informed consent • Patients with major communication or cognitive problems (i.e. degenerative illness or other condition affecting cognition and/or comprehension).
• Sufficient understanding of written and spoken English to enable participation
MDT members  
• Core MDT member
• Responsible for communication about treatment (including Oncologists, Surgeons and Clinical Nurse Specialists)