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Table 1 Characteristics of the participating GPs

From: General practitioners’ perceptions about their role in current and future heart failure care: an exploratory qualitative study

GP
(number)
Years experience
(range)
Practice type
(number of GPs)
Other disciplines in practice Collaboration with hospital and distance (travel distance by car in minutes)
1 35–40 Solo / ZOL Genk (9)
2 0–5 Group (6 + trainee) nurse, dietician, psychologist ZOL Genk (14)
3 20–25 Group (3 + 2 trainees) / MZNL Overpelt (10)
4 25–30 Group (3) physiotherapist Sint-Franciscus Heusden-Zolder (13)
ZOL Genk (16)
Jessa Hasselt (19)
5 15–20 Group (2 + 1 trainee) / ZMK Maaseik (9)
ZMK Bree (18)
ZOL Genk (18)
6 0–5 Duo / Sint-Franciscus Heusden-Zolder (14)
MZNL Overpelt (25)
Jessa Hasselt (26)
7 0–5 Group (3) / Sint-Franciscus Heusden-Zolder (7)
ZOL Genk (17)
8 25–30 Duo / Sint-Trudo ziekenhuis (5)
Jessa Hasselt (22)
9 30–35 Group (6 + trainee) / ZOL Genk (11)
10 ≥40 Solo / AZ Vesalius Tongeren (9)
11 25–30 Group (3 + trainee) / ZMK Bree (7)
MZNL Overpelt (20)
12 0–5 Group (6 + trainee) nurse Jessa Hasselt (6)
13 10–15 Group (5 + trainee) dietician, psychologist Jessa Hasselt (5)