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Table 2 Outcomes Study site descriptions

From: PROPEL: implementation of an evidence based pelvic floor muscle training intervention for women with pelvic organ prolapse: a realist evaluation and outcomes study protocol

Site Urban/rural POPPY experience Current dominant model
1 Urban POPPY recruiting centre Primary and secondary care provision of specialist physiotherapy referred by primary care and acute services with a mix of 1:1 and group provision available. Women not routinely sent to physiotherapy as first line treatment. Several POPPY physiotherapists providing current input to women with POP
2 Urban Large involvement in medically driven trials but no focus on physiotherapy based trials Currently has some specialist physiotherapy involvement but greater specialist nurse-led service for women
No POPPY involvement
3 Rural No POPPY involvement and limited other trial involvement Current interest in re-design and expanding to junior grade physiotherapists and other nursing staff (as practitioners with special interest)
4 Urban No POPPY involvement Currently has some specialist physiotherapy involvement, looking to increase capacity for PFMT provision with other staff groups
5 Urban No POPPY involvement Currently has some specialist physiotherapy involvement, looking to increase capacity for PFMT provision with other staff groups
  1. PFMT Pelvic Floor Muscle Training, POP Pelvic Organ Prolapse, POPPY Pelvic Organ Prolapse PhysiotherapY trial