Table 1

Participants’ characteristics

DemographicsN (209)%
Trust type
 Acute10047.8
 Ambulance83.8
 Mental health and learning disabilities2913.9
 Primary care5827.8
 Other146.7
Foundation status
 Yes7636.4
 No13363.6
Experience in current position
 0–11 months2210.5
 1–2 years4220.1
 3–5 years7636.4
 6–9 years4622.0
 10–20 years2210.5
 21 or more years10.5
Professional background
 Nursing8641.1
 Medicine21.0
 Law41.9
 Management6631.6
 Other5124.4
Experience in healthcare
 0–11 months31.4
 1–2 years21.0
 3–5 years104.8
 6–9 years2210.5
 10–20 years5425.8
 21 or more years11856.5