Table 1

Overview of parent meeting

Time

Facilitator

Content

Aims


15 minutes

Parent facilitator and Researcher

WELCOME

Introductions

Outline aims of meeting

Go through programme

Agree ground rules for meeting

Of meeting

To provide parents with the opportunity to discuss MMR with other parents who are making an MMR decision

To provide information about MMR from a variety of perspectives

To introduce and practice one approach to supporting parents to ask questions about MMR of their healthcare practitioner

30 minutes

Parent facilitator

GROUP DISCUSSION

Aim of session

Reminder of ground rules

Introductory question - would anyone like to tell us what you hoped to get out of this parent meeting today?

Discussion

Of session

To provide parents with the opportunity to discuss any issues about MMR with other parents who are also making an MMR decision

30 minutes

Immunisation Nurse Specialist

QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION

Aim of session

Parents ask questions of the immunisation nurse specialist

Parents are alerted to resources that they can take away

Of session

To provide parents with the opportunity to ask questions of the immunisation nurse specialist

35 minutes

Researcher

COACHING EXERCISE

Aim of session

Brief input on the importance of raising questions about MMR with a healthcare practitioner

Introduce and discuss the question prompt sheet

Role play exercise using the question prompt sheet

Brief discussion on usefulness of the question prompt sheet and role play

Of session

To introduce and practice one approach to supporting parents to ask questions about MMR in the primary care consultation

10 minutes

Parent facilitator and Researcher

CLOSE OF MEETING

Thank parents and provide overview of next stage of research study


Jackson et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:475   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-475

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