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Table 1 Participants in CAM practitioner focus groups

From: ‘Trying to put a square peg into a round hole’: a qualitative study of healthcare professionals’ views of integrating complementary medicine into primary care for musculoskeletal and mental health comorbidity

Codea CAM Clinical setting Statutorily regulated? Voluntarily regulated? NHS professional? Practices in NHS? Is your practice integrated into NHS?
A1.1 Mindfulness Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT), occupational therapy, pain clinic YES YES YES YES YES
A1.2 Yoga Private NO YES NO NO NO
A1.3 Holistic massage, reiki Private NO NO NO NO NO
A1.4 Mindfulness IAPT NO YES NO YES YES
A1.5 Osteopathy Private, in GP practice YES NO NO YES NO
A1.6 Osteopathy Private, in GP practice YES NO NO YES NO
A1.7 Manipulation, Bach flowers, homeopathy, acupressure General practice YES YES YES YES YES
A1.8 Pilates, yoga Private Missing data
A1.9 Massage, yoga (individual) Private NO YES NO NO NO
A2.1 Tai chi, qigong Private; chronic patients NO NO NO NO NO
A2.10 Homeopathy, Director of integrative medicine centre Community interest company; NHS NO YES YES YES YES
A2.2 Physiotherapy, adapted tai chi, Pilates NHS rheumatology YES NO YES YES YES
A2.3 Hypnotherapy Private clinic with a physiotherapist NO YES NO NO NO
A2.4 Massage, reiki Private osteopathy clinic attached to a GP surgery NO YES NO YES Yes
A2.5 Acupuncture Low cost clinic NO YES NO NO NO
A2.6 Acupuncture, meditation Cancer centre, multi-bed clinic, community interest company NO YES NO NO YES
A2.7 Tai chi Private NO NO NO NO NO
A2.8 Pain management NHS pain clinic YES NO YES YES YES
A2.9 Alexander technique, medical acupuncture Nurse, NHS pain clinic YES YES YES YES YES
B1 Tai chi Private; collaboration with NHS YES YES NO YES (PREVIOUS) SOMETIMES
B2 Mindfulness Charitable; previously local educational authority YES NO NO NO NO
B3 Mindfulness Former GP; private NO YES NO (retired GP) NO NO
B4 Microsystems Acupuncture Private; charitable NO YES NO YES NO
B5 Medical herbalist, nutritional therapist Private NO YES NO NO NO
B6 Tai chi Primary and secondary care and community mental health NO NO NO NO YES
B7 Yoga therapy Private NO YES NO NO NO
B8 Craniosacral, acupuncture, Kampo herbs Private NO YES NO NO NO
C1 Chiropractic Private YES NO NO NO NO
C2 Tai Chi and qigong Private NO YES NO NO NO
C3 Hypnotherapy Private Missing data
C4 Chiropractic Private YES NO NO NO NO
C5 Yoga Hospital; private NO YES NO NO NO
C6 Physio NHS Hospital YES N/A YES YES YES
C7 Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine Private NO YES NO NO NO
C8 Hypnotherapy Private; volunteer NO YES NO YES NO
C9 Osteopathy, Heart Math, Alexander technique Homeless health care; private Missing data YES Missing data
  1. aAs two focus groups were conducted at Site A these are coded A1 and A2