Table 2

Hospital characteristics according to cluster membership

Hospital characteristicCluster 1Cluster 2Cluster 3Cluster 4
n=46, (%)n=35, (%)n=43, (%)n=44, (%)
RAID
 Name has RAID in title1 (2)7 (20)10 (23)1 (2)
 Not codable for RAID3 (6)1 (3)5 (12)1 (2)
 Not RAID43 (94)11 (31)20 (46)43 (98)
 Original RAID006 (14)0
 Modified RAID023 (66)12 (28)0
Core classification
 SubCore45 (98)23 (66)29 (67)36 (82)
 Core1 (2)5 (14)7 (16)5 (11)
 Core2407 (20)3 (7)3 (7)
 Enhanced24003 (7)0
 Comprehensive001 (2)0
Service operates 7 days33 (72)34 (97)34 (79)40 (91)
Hours of operation
 40–80 hours15 (33)1 (3)8 (19)15 (34)
 81–167 hours16 (34)7 (20)13 (30)15 (34)
 7×24=168 hours15 (33)27 (77)22 (51)14 (31)
 Serves all MH32 (70)21 (60)26 (60)19 (43)
 Dedicated WAA00044 (100)
 Dedicated OAA00044 (100)
 OP clinic2043 (100)14 (32)
 Non-acute pathway0043 (100)14 (32)
Response time to the ED
 <1  hour3 (6)35 (100)25 (58)12 (27)
 1.5–4  hours17 (37)04 (9)11 (25)
 Not stated or >4  hours26 (57)014 (33)21 (48)
Response time to wards
 <24  hours8 (17)29 (83)23 (53)13 (30)
 36 hours to 5 days8 (17)6 (17)08 (18)
 Not stated30 (65)020 (46)23 (52)
Hospital beds
 50–44719 (41)14 (40)12 (28)8 (18)
 447–62120 (43)8 (24)16 (37)16 (36)
 622–19437 (15)13 (54)17 (40)20 (45)
No of FTE nurses
 0.5–6.025 (54)8 (23)11 (26)16 (36)
 6.1–9.415 (33)11 (31)11 (26)15 (34)
 9.5–24.06 (13)1621 (49)13 (30)
No of FTE consultants
 0.0–0.527 (57)7 (20)9 (21)15 (34)
 0.6–1.416 (35)13 (37)12 (28)13 (30)
 1.5–9.23 (6)15 (43)22 (51)16 (36)
Single service provider45 (98)33 (94)41 (95)40 (91)
Two service providers1 (2)2 (6)2 (5)4 (9)
No of services within same hospital
 144 (96)35 (100)39 (91)27 (61)
 21 (2)04 (9)16 (36)
 31 (2)001 (2)
  • ED, emergency department; FTE, full-time equivalent; MH, mental health; OP, outpatient; RAID, Rapid Assessment Intervention and Discharge; WAA, working-age adults; OAA, older adults service.