TableĀ 3

Number of responses (grouped by theme) to the question: what were the most important things you learnt in the mentoring programme?

Surgeons n=4Anaesthetists n=3Nurses (OR and ward) n=13Totals (%)
Specialty-specific techniques33511 (55)
Teamwork42410 (50)
Communication2248 (40)
Organisation/preparation and safety*2338 (40)
Infection control11112 (60)
  • *Organisation/preparation and safety: this included use of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.8

  • OR nurses, operating room nurses.