Table 1

Personal and professional characteristics of Scottish Quality and Safety fellows

FactorN (%)
Cohorts 1–10 (total n=222)
Gender
 Female129 (58.1)
 Male93 (41.2)
Professional grouping
 Medical doctors (excluding GPs)138 (62.0)
 General medical practitioners6 (2.7)
 Nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals59 (26.6)
 Pharmacists9 (4.0)
 Dentists1 (0.5)
 Others3 (1.4)
 Unknown6 (2.7)
Care sector base
 Acute hospital setting191 (86.0)
 Primary care12 (5.0)
 Community12 (5.0)
 Mental health0 (0.0)
 Other7 (3.0)
Country
 Scotland143 (64.0)
 Northern Ireland34 (15.0)
 Norway15 (7.0)
 Ireland14 (6.0)
 Denmark13 (6.0)
 Wales1 (0.5)
 England1 (0.5)
 Canada1 (0.5)
Fellowship cohort
 16 (3.0)
 212 (5.0)
 313 (6.0)
 416 (7.0)
 522 (10.0)
 629 (13.0)
 729 (13.0)
 830 (14.0)
 932 (14.0)
 1033 (15.0)