Table 1

Composition of the focus groups and characteristics of the participants

Focus group
Nurse assistantsNursesJunior doctors group 1Junior doctors group 2Paediatric residentsPaediatric consultants
N (=24)
Group size533436
Age (years)
21–30131
31–4022212
41–5012
>5134
Sex
Female533233
Male23
Training
Years since graduation
0–334
4–72
8–1011
11–141
 >1516
Frequency of POCT use (number of tests per week)*
0–10114
11–20122
 >204222
  • *Data not collected for this pilot group.

  • POCT, point-of-care test.