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Table 5 Delivery of the interventions delivered in after care

From: A survey to determine usual care after cancer treatment within the United Kingdom national health service

Format of sessions  
  Individual support facilitated by health care professionals 76% [100]
Group support facilitated by healthcare professional 74% [97]
Group peer support 65% [85]
Individual peer support 17% [22]
None of the above (please specify)a 5% [7]
Number of sessions of aftercare offered 1 28% [36]
2 18% [23]
3 17% [22]
4 10% [13]
5 13% [17]
More than 5 (please specify number)b 15% [20]
Duration of session Less than 30mins 21% [27]
30 min – 1 h 53% [69]
1 – 2 h 18% [24]
2 h + 9% [11]
Frequency of sessions Once 6% [8]
Weekly 22% [28]
Fortnightly 6% [7]
Monthly 10% [13]
Intermittently 33% [42]
Not applicable 12% [15]
Less often (please specify) 11% [14]
Delivery of sessions Face-to-face 95% [121]
Telephone 37% [47]
Other (please specify) 8% [10]
Web based 2% [2]
Skype/Facetime 0.0% [0]
  1. Note: figures in square parentheses are absolute numbers of responders
  2. aOther answers included: in response to need, none known, signposting to 3rd sector services
  3. bOther answers ranged from 0 to 99, median = 7.5
  4. multiple options were available for response and will add to above 100%