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Table 1 Summary of data analysed

From: Explaining outcomes in major system change: a qualitative study of implementing centralised acute stroke services in two large metropolitan regions in England

Data Sources London Manchester Total
Documents Project plans, consultation documents, impact assessments, external reviews, designation criteria, service protocols, meeting minutes 386 267 653
National level interviews Politicians; clinical leaders with national remit 4
Pan-regional level interviews (governance level) Planners and leaders of changes, including programme managers, committee chairs, commissioners, system managers, network representatives, and patient organisations 25 16 41
Service level interviews Clinicians, service managers, and senior managers:    
   Manchester: 24/7 HASU 11 11
   Manchester: in-hours HASU 10 10
   Manchester: post-4 h DSC 11 11
   London: HASU, North London, high score 11 11
   London: HASU, South London, low score 12 12
   London: SU, North London 8 8
   London: SU, South London 8 8
   London: decommissioned service 4 4
   Ambulance 2 3 5
Service level total   45 35 80
Total interviews   70 51 125