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Table 1 Existing hours of weekend cover per allied health profession for included wards at both included hospitals

From: What makes weekend allied health services effective and cost-effective (or not) in acute medical and surgical wards? Perceptions of medical, nursing, and allied health workers

  Hospital A Hospital B
Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday
Physiotherapy 8 12 6–8 6–8
Occupational therapy 3 3 4 _
Speech pathology 3 3 _ _
Dietetics 3 3 _ _
Social work 0.5 0.5 _ _
Allied health assistant 4 4 _ _