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Table 2 Results of phase 1 practice meetings

From: Developing a computerised search to help UK General Practices identify more patients for palliative care planning: a feasibility study

ID Practice size PCR % Participants at practice meeting Number of patients identified by the search % of patients identified by the search Number of search patients assessed as surprise positive Percentage of search patients assessed as surprise positive
1 10329 0.83 % 10 (6 GP, 2 PM, 1PN, 1 IT) 76 0.74 % 51 67 %
2 10775 0.05 % 7 (6 GP, 1 PM) 121 1.13 % 43 36 %
3 10924 0.14 % 12 (5 GP, 2 PM, 3 PN, 1 IT, 1 medical student) 55 0.50 % 37 67 %
4 2960 0.20 % 4 (3 GP, 1 PM) 50 1.69 % 18 36 %
5 13961 0.24 % 7 (7 GP) 90 0.64 % 38 42 %
6 4491 0.02 % 5 (4 GP, 1 PM) 39 0.87 % 32 82 %
7 4471 0.13 % 3 (3 GP) 55 1.23 % 46 83 %
8 12442 0.16 % 10 (10 GP) 117 0.94 % 25 21 %
9 1890 0.26 % 2 (1GP, 1 PM) 23 1.22 % 6 26 %
10 10986 0.37 % 10 (8 GP, 1 PM, 1 IT) 121 1.10 % 43 36 %
  1. PCR% initial percentage of patients on the palliative care register; participants (GP general practitioner, PM practice manager, IT information technology expert, PN practice nurse)