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Table 2 Overarching themes and subthemes

From: “Traditionally you would be passing them from pillar to post”: an evaluation exploring the Life Rooms model of partnership working

Themes Subthemes
Quality of partnerships Shared values: holistic approach, stigma reduction and co-production
Mutual trust and reciprocity
Regular communication and face-to-face contact
Benefits of partnership working A cost-effective and sustainable way of working
Broadening opportunities
The promotion of psychological wellbeing
Facilitators ‘Under one roof’
Staff with a shared vision
Professional input
Challenges within the Life Rooms model Equality in partnerships
Capacity to communicate effectively
Inappropriate referrals
Insufficient resources
Threat from Mersey Care expansion
Making things even better Mechanisms for regular feedback
Key contacts
Variety of courses