Table 2

Summary of interviews carried out
Unit No.# of interviews Roles Hours of observation
1 9 Nurse: HCA, B5, B7, Charge 2
Doctor: Con/Lcust, SHO
AHP: Diet, Pharm, Physio
2 11 Nurse: HCA, B5, Research 4
Doctor: Con, SHO, SpR
AHP: Diet, Pharm, Physio
Other: Clin-lead, Lcust
3 10 Nurse: B5, B6, 1
Doctor: Con
AHP: Diet, Pharm, Physio
Other: Clin-lead, Lcust, IT manager, Audit nurse
4 12 Nurse: B5, B6, Charge 3
Doctor: Con, SHO, SpR
AHP: Diet, Pharm, Physio
Other: Clin-lead, Lcust (nurse) and (doctor)
5 12 Nurse: B5, B6, Charge 8
Doctor: Con, SHO, SpR
AHP: Diet, Pharm, Physio
Other: Clin-lead, Lcust,
Total 54 18

AHP, allied health professional; HCA, healthcare assistant; B5/6/7, band 5/6/7 nurse; charge, charge nurse; Clin-lead, clinical lead; Con, consultant; Lcust, local customizer; SpR, specialist registrar; SHO, senior house officer; Diet, dietician; Pharm, pharmacist; Physio, physiotherapist.

Morrison et al.

Morrison et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:103   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-103

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