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Table 2 Process evaluation in ACCESS

From: The ACCESS study a Zelen randomised controlled trial of a treatment package including problem solving therapy compared to treatment as usual in people who present to hospital after self-harm: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Data collection method Data collected
Programme documentation and observation (to assess fidelity, dose and reach) Number of sessions of patient support
Number of PST sessions
Completion of PST
Audiotaping of PST sessions
Examination of written client PST research records
Number of clients where sense of belonging addressed in PST
Use of GP voucher
Number of postcards sent
Summary of discussions around adverse events
Proportion of clients who received the interventions in each centre
Structured interviews (to assess barriers, facilitators and suggestions for improvement) Interview research clinicians re barriers and facilitators to the interventions plus suggestions for improvement
Interview purposive sample of patients re what helped and what did not help plus suggestions for improvement
Twelve month telephone interview of all patients what helped and what did not help
Interview GP's who saw clients through GP voucher to assess their perception of the intervention and suggestions for improvement
Interview focus group of staff in mental health services re barriers and facilitators to interventions plus suggestions for improvement