Phase 1 Q study materials –
In Phase 1 a Q study was designed to explore the nature of viewpoints on the relative value of life extension for people with terminal illness. 59 respondents were selected on the basis of their experiences and expertise, including Health/policy professionals, patient groups, charities, hospices, bereaved families, cancer research scientists, pharma industry, health economists, ethicists and religious leaders – as well as 250 members of the general population.
The set of Q statements and Q grid used are available below. Full details of the methods and findings of our phase 1 Q study are published and available open access here.