Table 2

Importance of facilitators*, by type of general practitioner (GP) and practice managers (PMs) (%)†

GP partnerSalaried GPGP traineeAll GPsPMs
Working well together as a team9897999897
Good clinical leadership9792999695
Clinical staff have the skills needed to assess service quality9394999493
Routine monitoring of the care and services we provide9293989393
Non-clinical staff have the skills needed to assess service quality8484978585
Clinical staff being trained in how to improve care and services8486978678
Non-clinical staff being trained in how to improve care and services8286968477
Protected time to plan and work on improvements in care and services7681957955
A wide range of information available to evaluate our services7682947970
An active patient participation group6170896552
Other types of support from external organisations4460865054
Financial support from external organisations3646864238
  • *Categories of ‘very helpful’ and ‘fairly helpful’ combined.

  • †Don’t know and not applicable have been excluded from the base as well as missing answers.