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Table 3 Summary of policy dialogue findings

From: How can collaboration be strengthened between public health and primary care? A Dutch multiple case study in seven neighbourhoods

Neighbour-hood Gemert Achtse Barrier Heeswijk-Dinther and Loosbroek Boxtel-Oost Gesworen Hoek and Huibeven Banakkers Terheijden
Policy dialogue with various parties
Workgroup handling preparation (including core teama) Core team, Municipal official Core team, GP, health centre operations director, manager home care organisation Core team, Municipal official Core team, Municipal neighbourhood coordinator Core team, Health centre director, public health policy officer, neighbourhood manager Core team, Neighbourhood manager, municipal official, health promotion officer Core team, Municipal neighbourhood work coordinator
Preparatory discussions Short Lines workgroup members (primary care, welfare, municipality) Within extended team Municipality, GPs, elderly people’s association, welfare and care organisations GP group, neighbourhood body, neighbourhood nurse, lay care support point Youth doctor/nurse, primary health centre professionals, community school steering committee GPs, social neighbourhood team GP and village council
Organised dialogue 1. Presentation and discussion of profile Presentation and discussion of profile, theme selection Presentation and discussion of profile, inventory of wishes, identification of criteria for theme selection Presentation and discussion of profile, theme selection Presentation and discussion of profile, theme selection Inventory of issues, theme selection Presentation and discussion of profile, inventory of wishes, theme selection
2. Theme selection
Number of participants ~20 people ~20 people ~45 people ~45 people ~25 people ~30 people ~30 people
Neighbourhood actors (examples of organisations) Municipality (youth, Social Support Act, village-oriented worker), GPs, physiotherapists, social workers, disability carers, dieticians, home carers, practice support workers, village support worker and police GPs Health Centre, home carers, quality of life team/residents, physiotherapists, pharmacists, mental health care officer, youth health care physicians of regional public health services Care organisations, schools, elderly people’s associations, welfare workers, primary professionals, volunteers, Social Support Act advisory board and parish staff GPs, municipality, physiotherapists, dieticians, speech and language therapists, Social Support Act advisory board, neighbourhood body, care buyers, elderly people’s association and welfare organisation Social workers, welfare workers, physiotherapists, consultation and training, care teams, education, municipality, elderly people’s association Neighbourhood residents, GPs, physiotherapists, neighbourhood nurses, social workers, neighbourhood association, volunteers, officials and advisors GPs, physiotherapists, residents platform, village council, neighbourhood nurses, dieticians, care organisations, sports clubs, municipal councillor
Chosen theme(s) Loneliness, population aging, poverty and illiteracy, obesity, exercise, complex family problems Social cohesion/loneliness Social cohesion, nutrition and exercise Social cohesion/loneliness Poverty, obesity, social cohesion Loneliness Social cohesion/ loneliness of the elderly and adults, obesity children
  1. aCore team = Regional public health services epidemiologist and policy advisor and regional primary care support structure policy advisor