Table 2

Reasons for not running a triage nurse x ray requesting system

CommentNo (%) of responses (n=97)
Not considered or needed21 (21.6)
In the process of starting21 (21.6)
Radiology/radiography antagonistic13 (13.4)
A&E consultants antagonistic12 (12.4)
Not a nursing role9 (9.3)
Delays triage7 (7.2)
Encourages bad practice4 (4.1)
No triage in operation2 (2.1)
Ankles only (Ottawa rules)1 (1.0)
Doctors sign cards for nurses1 (1.0)