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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%)