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Table 2 Roles of staff interviewed

From: Taking hospital treatments home: a mixed methods case study looking at the barriers and success factors for home dialysis treatment and the influence of a target on uptake rates

Staff job role Hospitals
1 2 3 4 Total Total (%)
 Renal consultant lead 1 1 1 1 4  
 Renal consultant 8 6 3 2 19
 Clinical specialist 1 1
 Specialist registrar 2 2 1 5
Sub-total doctors 11 9 5 4 29 30
 Acute ward nurse manager 2 1 1 1 5  
 Dialysis unit nurse manager 3 3 4 3 13
 Lead renal nurse/renal matron 1 1 2
 Pre-dialysis nurse/sister 1 1 3 1 6
 PD nurse/sister 2 2 4
 Home therapy nurse 4 3 7
 Home haemodialysis nurse/sister 2 2 4
Sub-total nurses 11 9 11 10 41 43
 Home therapy support worker 1 1  
 Renal technician 1 1 1 1 4
 Psychologist 0
 Dietitian 1 1 1 3
 Consultant vascular surgeon 1 1 2
 Renal social worker/assistant 1 1 2
 Renal business manager 1 1 1 3
Sub-total other renal staff 4 4 3 4 15 16
 Hospital general managers 2 1 1 4  
 Hospital clinical/medical director 1 2 1 1 5
 Hospital finance manager 1 1 2
Sub-total hospital managers 4 3 1 3 11 11
Total 30 25 20 21 96
 Kidney Patients Association chair 1 1 2
 Number of interviews declined 3 0 7 0 10