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Table 1 Detail of study participants

From: A qualitative study of professional and carer perceptions of the threats to safe hospital discharge for stroke and hip fracture patients in the English National Health Service

Group Site 1 Site 2 Total
Medical (hospital) 10 8 18
Nursing (hospital) 18 15 33
Health Care Assistants (HCAs) 5 2 7
Occupational Therapists 10 10 20
Physiotherapists 16 8 24
Other therapists (speech, dieticians) 2 3 5
Hospital Pharmacists 1 2 3
Ambulance (regional) n/a n/a 2
Administrative 2 2 4
Managerial/Leadership 3 3 6
Social Work 9 5 14
Social Care 2 2 4
Community Nursing 2 7 9
General Practitioners (GP) 1 2 3
GP administration 2 0 2
Support group/voluntary 4 2 6
Patients 16 14 30
Carers/Family 12 11 23