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Table 1 Composition of TEAMcare: the TEAMcare providers who contributed to qualitative data

From: Implementation challenges in delivering team-based care (‘TEAMcare’) for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a public hospital setting: a mixed methods approach

Healthcare professional Gender Description of Role
Respiratory Physician Female Assessment of COPD and comorbidities, preparation and review of COPD treatment plans
Registered Clinic Nurse Female Support assessments, administer aspects of treatment plan (eg smoking cessation counselling, instruction in inhaler technique, case coordination
Research Assistant Female Case coordination, data entry and management
General Practitioner Male Prepare health care plan, receive and integrate test results in between study visits, provide referrals to specialists, allied health and Respiratory HEAL