Table 1

Type and number of healthcare professionals observed during both ward round and non-ward round prescribing

WardNumbers of each type of prescriber observedTotal
MedicalNon-medical
Foundation doctorsRegistrarsConsultantsNurse prescribers
A123
B342*9
C66
Total1042218
  • *Consultants on ward B led the ward round, but did not prescribe using the electronic and medicine administration system (ePMA)—prescribing decisions were transcribed to ePMA by junior doctors during the ward round.