|Topic guide for the interview|
|Topic guide||Suggested questions to help the interviewer|
|Relationship nowadays||How is your relationship with the CP/GP?|
|- If there is no relationship: Why do you think that there is no relationship?|
|- If the relationship is good/bad/regular: What do you think that makes the relationship good/bad/regular?|
|Utility of the collaboration||Do you think that it would be useful to potentiate the teamwork between the GP and CP? Why?|
What advantages do you see in working in collaboration with the CP/GP?
And what disadvantages do you see in collaborating with the CP/GP?
|Opinion about the other group of professionals||What do you think about the CP/GP?|
|How do you think that CP/GPs see GP/CPs?|
|Barriers for communication||If you tried to get in contact with the CP/GP at any time, what difficulties did you have?|
|You told me that when trying to get in contact with the CP/GP you had problems because… can you think of any others?|
|Barriers for collaboration||What do you think makes collaborative work difficult?|
|Facilitators for communication||What steps do you think could be taken to improve communication with CPs/GPs?|
|Facilitators for collaboration||How do you think collaborative work could be promoted or strengthened?|
|Impact from the National Health System||Is there any aspect in the organization of the health system that you think is affecting the relationship between GPs and CPs? In what sense?|
GP = General practitioner; CP = Community pharmacist.
Rubio-Valera et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:188 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-188