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Table 2 Opinions on PATz as expressed in a questionnaire filled in after implementation

From: PaTz groups for primary palliative care: reinventing cooperation between general practitioners and district nurses in palliative care: an evaluation study combining data from focus groups and a questionnaire

  n (n = 24) %
For you, what is the most important aspect of PaTz meetings? (open question, more than one answer possible) (n = 23; 1 missing)  
- Support from others: sharing experiences and/or discussing problems and solutions 16 69.6%
- (Reinventing) cooperation: better cooperation between GP and DN, knowing each other 9 39.1%
- Continuity of care: better overview of patients and what needs to be done for patients, better/more proactive care 6 26.1%
PaTz supports me in caring for patients with palliative care needs   
- Totally agree + agree 17 70.8%
- Neutral 5 20.8%
- Disagree + totally disagree 2 8.3%
PaTz enhances the continuity of care for patients with palliative care needs   
- Totally agree + agree 13 54.2%
- Neutral 9 37.5%
- Disagree + totally disagree 2 8.3%
Presence of a consultant (expert) in palliative care is useful in PaTz meetings   
- Totally agree + agree 21 87.5%
- Neutral 2 8.3%
- Disagree + totally disagree 1 4.2%
Collaboration with the DN is improved by PaTz, answer yes 20 83.3%