Table 4

Practice and GP demographics

PracticeGPInterviewsClaimed use of eCDS
 Region IDSizeGPs (n)Setting GP IDGenderYears registeredStatusResearch leadSessions/
week
n (months from set-up)First follow-up
Second/third follow-up
East
Practice 1
5000–99997UrbanGP3_DFemale<5RegistrarNo4–62
(4:8)
A little bit
Once
GP6_DMale20–25PartnerYes4–61
(18)
Once or twice
Northeast
Practice 2
1000–49992RuralGP5_DFemale10–15PartnerYes<32
(19:25)
Not used
Couple of times
Northeast
Practice 3
10 000+5RuralGP8_DFemale26–30Partner and trainerNo7–81 (19)A little bit
GP9_DFemale26–30Partner and trainerNo4–61 (19)Not used
East
Practice 4
10 000+4UrbanGP2_EMale10–15PartnerNo7–81 (3)Not known
GP7_EFemale20–25PartnerYes7–81
(16)
Used initially, until NICE NG12 released
East
Practice 5
1000–49992UrbanGP1_DFemale20–25Partner and trainerYes103
(2:6:11)
Three to four
Not used/a few
East
Practice 6
1000–49992UrbanGP4_EMale10–15PartnerYes<32
(7:15)
Two or three
Quite often
  • eCDS, electronic clinical decision support; GP, general practitioner; NICE, National Institute for Clinical Excellence.