Table 1

 Percentage of each staff group reached by stated means of communication

Staff groupGuidance/policy circulatedMemoEmailRoutine meetingOrally by pharmacistOtherEducational event
Figures do not sum to 100% as some respondents quoted more than one source of information.
Ward sister/Charge nurse27.0%25.2%15.3%12.6%27.9%27.9%3.6%
Staff nurse18.2%47.3%3.6%14.5%12.7%21.8%0.0%
House officer5.6%61.1%0.0%5.6%5.6%50.0%5.6%
SHO0.0%7.1%0.0%0.0%14.3%50.0%0.0%
Specialist registrar20.0%0.0%20.0%20.0%20.0%40.0%0.0%
Other50.0%28.6%28.6%21.4%21.4%21.4%0.0%