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Table 1 Staffing structure of smoking cessation service in 3 PCTs

From: Real world evaluation of three models of NHS smoking cessation service in England

PCT PCT1 PCT2 PCT3
Service model PCT provided Combination PCT & HCP provided HCP provided
PCT Staffing 1 clinical specialist lead (1.0 whole time equivalents (WTE)) 3 administrators (3.0 WTE) 1 co-ordinator/advisor (1.0 WTE) 6 advisors (5.91 WTE) band 5/6 - core team 1 smoking and pregnancy advisor (0.8 WTE) 1 maternity support worker (0.2 WTE) 10 bank staff (total 0.5 WTE) 1 WTE Service Manger vacancy 1 Stop smoking service & tobacco control manager (1.0 WTE) 2 administrators (1.5 WTE) Stop smoking advisors (2.5 WTE) 1 smoking and pregnancy advisor (0.5 WTE) Primary care facilitators (1.5 WTE) 1 Secondary care stop smoking advisor (0.5 WTE) Trainers (2.0 WTE) Stop smoking sessional advisors, ad hoc to service need. (1.5 WTE) 1 Smoking Cessation (SC) Manager (1.0 WTE) 1 Data & Information Assistant (1.0 WTE) 1 Finance & Training Administrator (0.45 WTE) 5 Advisors (3.7 WTE) 3 Pregnancy SC Advisors (1.5 WTE) 1 Tobacco Control Co-ordinator (0.5 WTE) (Public Health)
Total PCT WTE 12.41 11.0 8.15
Other providers None GP Practices n=68 Pharmacies n=61 Dental practices n=3 Opticians n=2 GP practices n=76 Pharmacies n=49 Dental practices n=2
Total other providers 0 134 127
Intervention type:
One to one 263 (65.7%) 211 (52.8%) 396 (99.0%)
Groups 133 (33.3%) 185 (46.3%) 0
Other (drop-in, telephone, family/couple) 4 (1.0%) 4 (1.0%) 4 (1.0%)