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Table 1 Overview of interviews

From: Exploring reasons for the weekend effect in a hospital emergency department: an information processing perspective

Type of interview Informants Number of informants per session Total number of interviews
Individual interviews Junior physicians 1 4
  Emergency physicians 1 6
  Nurses (2 from section A2, 1 from section A1) 1 3
  Ward nurses (1 from each section) 1 2
  Therapists (1 physiotherapist and 1 occupational therapist) 1 2
  Residents from other departments working in the emergency department 1 2
  Secretaries (2 from each section) 1 4
  Department management 1 2
Focus groups Nurses (8 from each section) 4 4