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Table 1 Participants in Delphi study

From: Disentangling rhetoric and reality: an international Delphi study of factors and processes that facilitate the successful implementation of decisions to decommission healthcare services

  No. participants
Australia 6
Canada 3
United Kingdom 20
Ireland 1
Academic 8
Policy maker 10
Practitioner 12
Expertise in forms of decommissioning:  
Removal or replacement of a treatment from a formulary or patient pathway 2
Relocation/replacement of a service as part of reconfiguration 5
Relocation/replacement of a service from an acute to a community setting 1
Closure or partial closure of a service 2
Closure or partial closure of an acute healthcare organisation 1
More than one of above (and including `research/policy development’) 19