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Table 1 Demographic information for each practice - Pre and post intervention

From: Piloting a new approach in primary care to identify, assess and support carers of people with terminal illnesses: a feasibility study

  Practice A Practice B Practice C Practice D
Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
No of patients 10832 10464 5840 5601 9122 9156 7044 7112
Role of carer liaison Health care assistant Practice manager/nurse Administrator/data entry Phlebotomist
No of carers on carer register (all carers) 224 (2%) 241 (2.3%) 41 (0.7%) 41 (0.7%) 19 (0.2%) 17 (0.2%) 92(1.3%) 112 (1.6%)
How do carers get on the register? Questionnaire/GP or nurse identify/flu clinics Questionnaire; GP/nurse identify/flu clinics Referral/posters in waiting room/new patients/ad hoc Referral/posters in waiting room/new patients/ad hoc Referral from GPs or DNs New patient registration form/GP’s/DNs Clinician suggestion/staff ID/in-house invite e.g. registration forms Registration/GPs, nurses at consultation/Flu season