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Table 1 Categories of concerns

From: Developing the ‘gripes’ tool for junior doctors to report concerns: a pilot study

Category of concern No. of times category selected
1. Lack of staffing resources 36
2. IT problems 30
3. Problems of quality of care 17
4. Problems with patient management and flow 15
5. Training or supervision 15
6. Communication or information transfer 13
7. Teamwork or working culture 12
8. Problems with care processes, policies, or guidelines 12
9. Equipment problems 12
10. Ward environment 7
11. Other (e.g. problem with access cards, suggestion for revision to clerking proformas) 9