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Table 1 Recruitment method response rate

From: Finding and engaging patients and the public to work collaboratively on an acute infection microbiology research public panel

Method of Advertising Number approached Total Number of people seeking information % Response of those approached
Small flyer to 200 people attending a trust event (May 15) 200 0 0
Flyer distributed at Public Involvement event (June 15) Approximately 50 0 0
Leaflet put on to the North Bristol Trust Website research page (June 15) Unknown 0 0
Leaflet put onto the North Bristol Trust Facebook page and link e-mailed to all research team leads (June 15) Unknown 0 0
Advertising through PHWE Newsflash (July 15) Total 240 (unknown how many members of the public) 0 0
Foundation trust members contacted (July 15) 1261 12 1%
7 members of the past panel contacted (July 15) 7 3 43%
Letter sent to 25 Spinal Infection Clinic patients (August 15) 25 10 40%
Other – 3 approached directly by research team (August 15) 3 2 66%