Table 2

Suggestions by interviewees for improvement of the rapid response team (RRT) programme

Suggestions for improvement from interviewees
  • Expand resources & scope (eg, outpatient)

  • Improved data feedback to generate buy-in

  • Decrease conflict

    • Clear role responsibilities for documentation, participation, communication, education

    • Increase consensus and protocols about when to use

    • Debriefing by medical director with nurses after RRT to address any issues that threaten just culture

  • Include front-line staff in suggesting improvements

  • Include housestaff on team for their education

  • More clarity on DNR/DNI status

  • DNI, do not intubate; DNR, do not resuscitate.