Table 3

Interview participants and observations

Interview participants
RoleMedical specialty unitSurgery unitCritical care unitSteering committee/leadershipOtherTotal
Managers, directors and executives321915
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety staff3414214
Other clinicians and support staff*42511
Medical trainees11125
ObservationsNumber of observationsDuration range of each observationTotal hours
Education and training sessions72–3 hours19
Safety Coach meetings630 min–1 hour5
Unit-level safety and quality meetings1430 min–3 hours14
Daily Safety Brief715–30 min3
Hospital-level safety and quality meetings61–2 hours8
  • *Pharmacists, occupational therapists, dietitians, research staff, social workers.