Table 2

 Proportion of nurses approached to complete survey according to ward or unit

Ward or unitSurveyedNot surveyedSurveyed (%)
Long-term respiratory medicine181064.3
Spinal cord medicine262155.3
General medicine794464.2
Nephrology191555.9
Oncology263542.6
Neurosurgery292059.2
Neurology262353.1
General surgery and urology397235.1
Orthopaedic surgery201754.1
Respiratory medicine192147.5
Cardiothoracic medicine322358.2
Nursing pool/bank183732.7
total35133850.9