TableĀ 1

The 15 domain PPE-15 questionnaire

PPE question
1When you had important questions to ask a doctor, did you get answers that you could understand?
2When you had important questions to ask a nurse, did you get answers that you could understand?
3Sometimes in hospital, one doctor or nurse will say one thing and another will say something quite different. Did this happen to you?
4If you had any anxieties or fears about your condition or treatment, did a doctor discuss them with you?
5Did doctors talk in front of you as if you weren't there?
6Did you want to be more involved in decisions made about your care and treatment?
7Overall, did you feel you were treated with respect and dignity while you were in hospital?
8If you had any anxieties or fears about your condition or treatment, did a nurse discuss them with you?
9Did you find someone in the hospital staff to talk to about your concerns?
10Do you think the hospital staff did everything they could to control your pain?
11If your family or someone else close to you wanted to talk to a doctor, did they have enough opportunity to do so?
12Did the doctors or nurses give your family or someone close to you all the information they needed to help you recover?
13Did a member of staff explain the purpose of the medicines you were to take home in a way you could understand?
14Did a member of staff tell you about medication side effects to watch for when you went home?
15Did someone tell you about danger signals regarding your illness or treatment to watch for after you went home?