Table 2

Participant demographics

Sample (n=46)Percentage total (%)
 Medical associate professional*48.70
 Speech and language therapist12.17
 Clinical support staff12.17
 Secondary and tertiary care (general and specialist hospitals)4086.96
 Primary care†48.70
 Specialist community services†24.35
Secondary and tertiary care specialities
 Critical care and anaesthesia‡2767.50
 Respiratory and COVID-19 wards615.00
 Emergency medicine410.00
 Cancer specialist services12.50
 Palliative care12.50
 Infection prevention and control services12.50
Redeployment status
 Not redeployed2350.00
 Mixed or multiple ethnic groups36.52
 Asian or Asian British24.35
 Black, African, Caribbean or Black British12.17
  • *Including physician associates, anaesthesia associates and advanced critical care practitioners.

  • †Redeployed or awaiting redeployment to secondary or tertiary care centres.

  • ‡Including intensive care unit, intensive therapy unit, high-dependency unit.

  • §BAME is a term used in the UK to refer to individuals who identify as Black, Asian and from Minority Ethnic groups.