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Table 4 Responses for JCC open ended questions – 10-months

From: Long term tailored implementation of structured “TREAT” journal clubs in allied health: a hybrid effectiveness-implementation study

Categories and subcategories No. of mentions 10-months No. of mention s 16-months
1) Enablers of EBP culture
Team educational opportunities   
  Professional Development in clinical skills/ in-services 12 15
  Individual learning time 9 1
  Quality projects and portfolios 7 6
  Regular supervision 8 9
  Encouragement of CPD courses 6 6
  Journal club 19 29
  Team discussions EBP literature and clinical cases 12 4
Collaborators & People resources (e.g., EBP champions, Research Fellows) 14 18
Supportive workplace culture that values EBP 15 10
  Supportive managers and seniors 7 9
  Protected time 8 1
   It's an expectation 7 4
Accessible resources 6 5
2) Barriers of EBP culture
Time and caseload demands 40 37
Difficulties with EBP implementation 4 14
Personal and team reduced knowledge & skills 5 4
Type and quality of research 3 2
Staffing issues 4 1
  Lack of EBP value or commitment 1 4
3) Enablers of Journal Club
Structure   
  Having an academic present or support available 11 8
  Set regular times 6 4
  Protected time 6 9
  Clinically relevant topics 11 19
  Early circulation of articles 2 10
  Preparation of presenter and facilitator 5 4
  Specific roles allocated and shared 6 9
Supportive team factors 16 9
Supportive leadership, managers and seniors 6 7
Research and clinical knowledge 7 3
Attendance and active participation 19 12
4) Barriers of Journal Club
General time constraints 8 20
Irrelevant topics 7 12
Personal factors such as fatigue, motivation, stress 6 5
Variable attendance 5 0
 Staffing impacting attendance 11 2
Lack of active participation or preparedness 7 11
Reduced knowledge, skills & confidence 10 6
Lack of preparation generally due to time constraints 22 0
5) Suggestions for improvement
Increased education and support 19 7
Structure changes 14 18
Scheduling changes 7 3
Changes to preparedness 7 3
Topic selection suggestions 3 11