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Table 4 Participant opinions of the workshops

From: Assessing the validity of prospective hazard analysis methods: a comparison of two techniques

Questions HFMEA SWIFT
In your opinion did the workshop identify the most serious hazards in the care of patients? Yes 4 Yes 5
No 1 No 0
Did the workshop identify realistic hazards? That is, things that realistically might go wrong? Yes 5 Yes 5
No 0 No 0
Did the workshop identify new hazards that you were not aware of before? Yes 4 Yes 5
No 1 No 0
Has the workshop changed your understanding of the risks in your work? Yes 4 Yes 1
No 1 No 4
Was the process easy to understand? Yes 5 Yes 5
  No 0 No 0
Did everyone contribute to the discussion? Yes 5 Yes 5
  No 0 No 0
What were the main benefits of the workshop? (free text; multiple answers possible) • Identified hazards (4) • Discussion (2)
• Identified actions (1) • Increased understanding of the clinic (1)
• Increased awareness of risks (1) • Forum for reflection (1)
• Increased understanding of the clinic (1)
  • Systematic (1)
What were the main limitations of the workshop? (free text; multiple answers possible) • Lack of time (5) • Lack of time (4)
• Session was long (1)  
• Dry (1)