Table 1

Participating centres and outcome measures employed

Name of participating centreNo. of patientsOutcome measures
Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation NHS Trust87SGRQ, ISWT, ESWT, HAD, MRC, CRQ
St George's Hospital NHS Trust22ISWT, SGRQ
Kings Health Partners/Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation NHS Trust666MWT, ISWT, CRQ, HAD, MRC
Greenwich PCT576MWT, CCQ
Kensington and Chelsea PCT11ISWT, ESWT, CRQ, HAD
Westminster PCT17ESWT, CRQ, HAD, MRC
  • CCQ, Clinical COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Questionnaire; CRQ, Chronic Respiratory Questionnaire; ESWT, endurance shuttle walk test; HAD, Hospital Anxiety and Depression score; ISWT, incremental shuttle walk test; MRC, Medical Research Council dyspnoea score; 6MWT, 6 min walk test; PCT Primary Care Trust; SGRQ, St George's Respiratory Questionnaire.