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Table 1 Interview guide

From: General practitioners’ perspectives on a proposed new model of service delivery for primary care management of knee osteoarthritis: a qualitative study

Key topic Questions
GP feelings about the proposed support service for patients with knee OA Do you think the proposed service where management of knee OA patients is shared by GPs and the support team sounds like a good idea?
How would you feel about referring your patients to such a service?
Would you have any concerns about referring any of your patients to such a service?
Do you think GPs would feel motivated to refer if such a service was available to them? What would increase or decrease their motivation?
What do you perceive would be the benefits for patients, if any, of referring to the proposed service? For GPs?
Would referral be compatible with how GPs feel about their role in managing knee OA?
How do you feel it would impact on patient outcomes?
How would referral to a ‘care support team’ impact on your own day-to-day practice and business?
Do you have any other comments on the proposed support service?