Table 2

Professional participants

Professional background, n (%)Specialty of professionals participating in interview, (n)Specialty of professionals participating in focus group, (n)
Doctors, n = 17 (55)General practitioners (n=12) Specialty doctors in accident and emergency medicine (n=2)
Consultant in accident and emergency medicine (n=1)
Consultant in anaesthesia and pain medicine (n= 1)
Consultant in palliative care medicine (n = 1)
Nurses, n= 12(39)Specialist palliative care nurses, hospice and hospital (n= 2)Macmillan nurses (n=9)
Urology specialist nurse (n = 1)
Pharmacists, n = 2 (6)Community pharmacist (n = 1)Palliative care pharmacist (n = 1)