Table 1

Data sources, methods, topics and time schedule

System levelData collection methodsData sourcesTiming for data collection
Micro levelSystematic reviewQualitative studies(completed 2017)
Semi-structured interviewsPatients Approximately 20 patients from study sites A, B, C and DSeptember 2017–February 2017
Focus group interviews 5 focus groups with 6 health care professionals in each group.Health care professionals Approximately 30 health care professionals (psychologists, physicians, nurses) from closed and open wards at different sites at the hospital.May-June 2016
Semi-structured interviewsHealth care professionals Approximately 18 health care professionals (psychologists, physicians, nurses) from study sites A, B, C and D.September 2016 to January 2017
Meso levelReview of documents Conversations and context mappingProcedures, patient safety measures Ward managers at site A, B, C and DJanuary 2016
Macro levelReview of documentsNational patient safety programme, national guidelines and lawsJanuary 2016