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Table 1 Past and Present EPP-related statistics with respect to 'PCT – course number' breakdown

From: Implementing and managing self-management skills training within primary care organisations: a national survey of the expert patients programme within its pilot phase

  Mean Number of Courses Planned 2005–06 Mean Budget for EPP in 2005–06 (£) Mean Number of Tutors/PCT in total Mean Number of 'Active' Tutors Mean % of Working Week Dedicated to EPP by Lead
30 PCTs ran > 8 courses 8 14,000 6 5 41
204 PCTs ran 4–8 courses 5 9,000 3 3 21
65 PCTs ran < 4 courses 4 8,000 2 2 15
18 PCTs ran < 4 and plan to run < 4 courses < 4 2,000 2 1 10