Number of respondents
- Women - 56%
- Men - 44%
|Domain||2021||2021 – Score out of 100||MNCLHD||MNCLHD – Score out of 100|
All scores are out of a possible total of 100.
Port Macquarie Base Hospital – NO CHANGE
In 2021, Port Macquarie Base Hospital received a ‘B’ overall.
In 2020, Port Macquarie Base Hospital received a ‘B’ overall.
Mid North Coast Local Health District – BETTER
In 2021, Mid North Coast LHD received a ‘B’ overall.
In 2020, Mid North Coast LHD received a ‘C’ overall.
Do you feel valued?
Overall, 73% reported that they felt valued, which was more than the NSW average of 63%.
Would you recommend your hospital?
80% reported that they would recommend the hospital, which was more than the NSW average of 75%.
What do you value most about your hospital?
“Culture among interns/RMOs/Registrars of being kind and helping each other.”
“It’s close proximity to the beach.”
If you could change three things at your hospital what would they be?
“Reduce the excessive rostered overtime and on call. Be more flexible in facilitating requested leave and be more helpful in facilitating study time before exams.”
“More after hours JMO and med reg cover! Very high workloads for the evening JMO and med reg currently.”
“Double the inpatient bed capacity. This would take the number of beds from entirely inadequate to barely sufficient.”
Have you made a fatigue-induced clinical error caused by your hours of work at your hospital?
In total, 33% of participants reported that they had made a fatigue-induced error, which was less than the NSW average of 38%.
Have you ever been concerned about your personal health or safety caused by excessive hours worked at your hospital?
47% said they had felt concerned about their health or safety, which was on par with the NSW average of 47%.
- 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?
Port Macquarie Base Hospital scored above the NSW average on this domain, although the difference was not statistically significant.
How often do you take sick leave at your hospital?
- Never - 13%
- Rarely - 13%
- Sometimes - 33%
- Usually - 20%
- Always -14%
- Not applicable - 7%
What stops you from taking sick leave if you are unwell?
- Concern of others workload - 60%
- Concern of patient safety - 7%
- No cover available - 53%
- Workplace culture - 7%
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