Table 2

Framework sampling questions

QuestionPatientsProfessionals
Targeted questions to be asked prior to consent for potential interviewees if analysis of the first 10 interviews is suggestive of lack of diverse respondents.
1Please can we ask how many cycles of IVF or ICSI you have undergone?Please can you share your clinical title?
2Please can we ask whether you have received NHS funded or privately funded IVF or ICSI? Perhaps you have had both?How many years have you worked in the discipline of reproductive medicine? (clinicians only)
3Please can we ask whether you see and treat NHS funded or privately funded IVF or ICSI? Perhaps you treat had both? Please can you explain.
  • ICSI, Intracytoplasmic sperm injection; IVF, in vitro fertilisation; NHS, National Health Service.