Table 1

Characteristics of participants by professional role

Ambulance paramedicsAmbulance manager/ISDNHospital cliniciansHospital manager/ISDN
Research paramedicLead paramedic critical careStroke consultants × 5Stroke services manager
ParamedicConsultant paramedics × 3Consultant in emergency careHead of services for stroke medicine
Advanced paramedicAssociate medical directorConsultant interventional neuroradiologistISDNs × 2
Student paramedicISDNConsultant neurologist
Consultant radiologist
Stroke specialist nurses × 5
  • ISDN, Integrated Stroke Delivery Network.