Table 3

Themes and subthemes related to impact of intervention

EffectivenessImpactsUnintended consequencesOutcomesSustainability
Lack of understanding by GPs on type of action neededAction taken by GPs (not referral)Perceived increase in new referrals to secondary careReduction in late referrals (not measured in this part of the evaluation)Likelihood that the intervention is impacting on late referral
Enhanced surveillance of patients either not known or known to renalQuality of information on referrals to secondary carePositive impact on staffing (continuous professional development (CPD) and reflective practice)
Graphs providing safety net for nephrologistsLow budget
  • GP, general practitioner.