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Table 1 Detail of participants in each round

From: What is a research derived actionable tool, and what factors should be considered in their development? A Delphi study

Round Purpose of round Participants
1. Workshop activities (n = 10) Developing concepts based on expert opinion and insights from knowledge translation literature (personal libraries of members and facilitator) and to develop the initial definition Knowledge mobilisation experts in CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber Knowledge into Action Theme. Some of whom are considered international experts.
2 Online survey (n = 33) To develop consensus against the initial definition and to test example RDAT against this definition. Experts with an interest in knowledge mobilisation. These were invited from members of two knowledge mobilisation themes in a CLAHRC in the north of England. They included both academics and clinicians from a range of backgrounds including doctors, nurses, Allied Health Professionals and National Health Services (NHS) managers and commissioners. They also included members from an Academic Health Science Network, and NIHR Knowledge Mobilisations Fellows. Academics within this group included representation from the disciplines of information science, design, sociology and psychology. All were involved in the development or research projects in knowledge mobilisation or research use in practice. All of these experts are UK based, but some have international profiles.
International experts in health services research. This included academics who had an international expertise in this area of health services and health systems research, and research in implementation science. All were international experts present on at least one CLAHRC advisory panel, and one was based outside the UK.
Commissioners of health services. The NHS is divided into provider and commissioners of services. This stakeholder group included participants from Clinical Commissioning Groups and a national commissioning organisation called NHS England.
Practitioners and managers in NHS organisations. These were invited from a Community of Practice aimed at improving research capacity development in NHS organisations. They included representatives from teaching hospitals, smaller district hospitals, community and mental health service providers in the north on England and Scotland
National organisations with a responsibility for dissemination of research findings. This included participants from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the NIHR centre dissemination
PPI Consultation workshop Mid point findings and helped to inform the next stage of data collection. From round 2 with the PPI group PPI group from within the CLAHRC
3 - Online survey (n = 23) Feedback on level of consensus. Agreement on the refined definition and new items drawn from analysis of the qualitative responses from round 2 Participants from round 2