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Table 2 Summary of interview topics covered

From: A little more conversation please? Qualitative study of researchers’ and patients’ interview accounts of training for patient and public involvement in clinical trials

Researchers Patient and public involvement (PPI) contributors
Expectations Expectations
Researchers understanding of PPI Previous experience of being a PPI contributor
Experience of including PPI in research Expectations for what working on the current trial would be like
Any initial goals or plans for PPI in current trial
What happened? What happened?
Stage of PPI implementation How did they become involved in the trial?
Identifying and selecting PPI contributors PPI contributor’s role
Roles of the PPI contributors Relationship with research team
Overall experience of including PPI in the current trial
Impact Impact
Perceived contributions of PPI Any differences made to the trial as a result of their input
Challenges of including PPI Any benefits to themselves of being involved
Any challenges of being involved
Training and support Training and support
What training and support had been given to PPI contributors and views on this? What training and support had they received and what are their views of training for PPI contributors?
Views and experiences of PPI training for researchers What are their views on PPI training for researchers?