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Table 2 Description of participants by group

From: Process evaluation of an implementation trial to improve the triage, treatment and transfer of stroke patients in emergency departments (T3 trial): a qualitative study

Participant group Description
ED medical director Partner researcher and senior medical officer responsible for delivery of ED medical services and for supporting implementation
ED nurse unit manager Emergency department nurse manager with detailed knowledge of ED clinical operation.
ED clinical champion Senior emergency nurse clinician/educator from participating hospital’s ED appointed as clinical champion to support intervention implementation and liaise with the Trial State Co-ordinator
Stroke unit clinical champion Senior nurse clinician or educator from participating hospital’s stroke unit appointed as clinical champion to support intervention implementation and liaise with ED clinical champion
ED nurse Nurses involved in delivery of emergency care
Trial state co-ordinator Nurse/psychology graduate employed to provide support to intervention sites to address barriers (one co-ordinator each for New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Queensland)