Table 5

Factors contributing to the nature of the educational environment: themes identified in our study, compared with those identified from previous studies—PHEEM9 and SPEED10 studies

Identified in our study and previous studiesIdentified in our study but not in previous studies
Career preparationInterprofessional learning
Clinical and practical skillsMismatch of expectations
Formal education programmeSpecial/unique place to work
Learning opportunities seizedCross-specialty working
HandoverSetting educational objectives
Feedback from supervisorsBalance between training/service
Appropriate levels of clinical responsibilityCulture
Interprofessional workingOpportunity to step-up/make decisions
Study leaveMentoring
Accessibility of seniorsFlexibility in rota
Attendance at teaching is protected
Pastoral support