Table 1

Healthcare professionals approached for the purposes of this study for the MECS and GRRS

NData collection methodNData collection method
Participating optometrists10Semistructured online questionnaire17Semistructured online questionnaire
Participating ophthalmologists4Semistructured online questionnaire2Semistructured online questionnaire
GPs25Semistructured paper-based questionnaireN/A
Glaucoma specialist optometristsN/A4Semistructured online questionnaire
Non-participating optometrists13Semistructured telephone interview19Semistructured online questionnaire
  • GPs, general practitioners; GRRS, glaucoma referral refinement scheme; MECS, minor eye conditions scheme; NA, not applicable.