Table 1

Participant characteristics

Social workers
CodeRoleGenderExperienceNo. of casesLocation
SWM01Social work managerFemale27 years1West Wales
SWM02Social work managerFemale16 years3South Wales
SWM03Social work managerFemale22 years*South Wales
SWM04Social work managerMale+201London
PAS01Postadoption supportFemale+202South Wales
CSW01Child social workerFemale1 year1West Wales
CSW02Child social workerMale14 years5South Wales
CSW03Child social workerMale4 years1West Wales
CSW04Child social workerFemale14 years3West Wales
CSW05Child social workerFemale+30 years2South Wales
CSW06Child social workerMale4 years1South Wales
CSW07Child social workerFemale2 years1West Wales
Medical advisors
MA01Community paediatricianFemale3*Midlands, England
MA02Paediatric consultantMale14 years5*South West Wales
MA03Medical advisorFemale26 years6*West Wales
MA04Community paediatricianFemale2*South Wales
MA05Medical advisorFemale5*South Wales
MA06Designated doctorFemale20 years9*South Wales