Domain scores
Domain  2021 2021 – Score out of 100 SWSLHD SWSLHD – Score out of 100
Rostering 45 47
Overtime 53 51
Leave 47 61
Behaviour 43 52
Sick leave 39 50
Facilities 33 52

All scores are out of a possible total of 100.

Key findings for this hospital

How does the 2021 results compare to last year?

Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital – NO CHANGE

In 2021, Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital received a ‘C’ overall.
In 2020, Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital received a ‘C’ overall.

South Western Sydney Local Health District – NO CHANGE

In 2021, South Western Sydney LHD received a ‘C’ overall.
In 2020, South Western Sydney LHD received a ‘C’ overall.

How does this hospital compare to NSW?

Do you feel valued?

Overall, 37% reported that they felt valued, which was less than the NSW average of 63%.

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Would you recommend your hospital?

37% reported that they would recommend the hospital, which was significantly less than the NSW average of 75%

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What doctors at this hospital are saying

What do you value most about your hospital?

“Small hospital, kind and helpful staff. A lot of learning opportunities.”

“Study leave was easy to access.”

“Large range of clinical presentations.”

If you could change three things at your hospital what would they be?

“More medical staff especially on after hours. More healthy food options. Some way of being recognised for the hard work we do, beyond financial compensation in overtime.”

“Increased staffing to allow for sick, study and annual leave. More space available for doctors to eat lunch and have access to computers to complete work, rather than fighting with nurses over computers. Improved culture regarding taking leave. Currently there is judgement associated with calling in sick.”

“Culture, increase number of doctors per shift, increase the number of nursing staff per shift.”

Fatigue, Clinical Error and Personal Safety

Have you made a fatigue-induced clinical error caused by your hours of work at your hospital?

In total, 41% of participants reported that they had made a fatigue-induced error, which was more than the NSW average of 38%.

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Have you ever been concerned about your personal health or safety caused by excessive hours worked at your hospital?

55% said they had felt concerned about their health or safety, which was more than the NSW average of 47%.

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Sick Leave

We asked:

  • If you are unwell, how often do you take sick leave at your hospital?
  • What stops you from taking sick leave if you are unwell?

Bankstown-Lidcombe scored below the NSW average on this domain, and this difference was statistically significant.

How often do you take sick leave at your hospital?

  • Never - 18%
  • Rarely - 35%
  • Sometimes - 35%
  • Usually - 4%
  • Always - 4%
  • Not applicable - 4%

What stops you from taking sick leave if you are unwell?

  • Concern of others workload - 65%
  • Concern of patient safety - 39%
  • No cover available - 71%
  • Workplace culture - 37%

Detailed information for this hospital

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