Table 2

Comparison between the observation units at the three hospital sites

Site 1Site 2Site 3
Ward Clinical Decisions UnitClinical Decision UnitObservation Unit
No. of beds 141225
Staffing ED consultant (daytime)
ED registrar
ED consultant (daytime)
ED registrar
Shared-care inpatient hospital specialties and ED
Conversion rate 24%43.5%34%
  • ED, emergency department.