Table 5

Topic guide themes

Themes

Issues

Examples of questions


The health professionals' management

The role and management of the GP

How where the management of the GP involved?

What was good/bad?

How could it be improved?

Which role did you wish the GP had played?

(Following aspects were elaborated about the GP: knowledge, resources, availability, continuity, barriers)

Discharge from hospital care to home care

How was the quality of the discharge from the hospital?

How was the co-operation in this situation among the sectors?

What was good/bad?

How could it be improved?

Interpersonal relation

How was the co-operation among the GP and the home care nurses/services?

How was the co-operation among the GP and the hospital/palliative specialist teams during the course of disease at home?

What was good/bad?

How could it be improved?

Organisation of palliative care

How do you think palliative care should be organised?


The role of the relatives

Did you get enough support from the professionals involved as a relative?

What was good/bad?

How could it be improved?


Neergaard et al. BMC Palliative Care 2008 7:1   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-7-1

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