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Table 2 Organising codes and thematic categories on positive and negative impacts

From: A qualitative synthesis of the positive and negative impacts related to delivery of peer-based health interventions in prison settings

Thematic category Organising code
Peer recruitment, training and support Training and support mechanisms
Recruitment and selection
Retaining peer deliverers
Payment and privileges
Motivation for the role
Organisational support Partnerships
Institutional ‘buy-in’
Funding and resource
Prisoner relationships Providing practical support to prisoners
Role tensions
Awareness and utilisation
Prison life Power and risk
Contribution of peers to wider prison workforce and service delivery
Impact on prison ethos and culture
Peer interventions contributing to prison performance targets
Integration of peer interventions into the prison
Location of intervention
Intervention arrangements and monitoring