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Table 2 Consolidated framework for sustainability constructs in healthcare (adapted from Lennox et al. [9])

From: Sustainability of public health interventions: where are the gaps?

The initiative design

Negotiating initiative processes

The people involved

Resources

The organisational setting

The external environment

Demonstrating effectiveness

Belief in the initiative

Stakeholder participation

General resources

Integrating with existing programmes and policies

Socioeconomic and political considerations

Monitoring progress over time

Accountability of roles and responsibilities

Leadership and champions

Funding

Intervention adaptation and receptivity

Awareness and raising the profile

Training and capacity-building

Defining aims and shared vision

Relationships and collaboration and networks

Infrastructure

Organisational values and culture

Urgency

Evidence base for the initiative

Incentives

Community participation

Resources – staff

Organisational readiness and capacity

Spread to other organisations

Expertise

Workload

Staff involvement

Resources – time

Support available

 

The problem

Complexity

Ownership

 

Opposition

 

Project duration

Job requirements

Power

   

Improvement methods

 

Patient involvement

   

Project type

 

Satisfaction