Domain scores
Domain  2021 2021 – Score out of 100 SESLHD SESLHD – Score out of 100
Rostering 47 50
Overtime 50 53
Leave 72 71
Behaviour 52 51
Sick leave 48 51
Facilities 31 46

All scores are out of a possible total of 100.

Key findings for this hospital

How does the 2021 results compare to last year?

Prince of Wales Hospital – WORSE

In 2021, Prince of Wales Hospital received a ‘C’ overall.
In 2020, Prince of Wales Hospital received a ‘B’ overall.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District – WORSE

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

How does this hospital compare to NSW?

Do you feel valued?

Overall, 72% reported that they felt valued, which was more than the NSW average of 63%.

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Would you recommend your hospital?

90% reported that they would recommend the hospital, which was more 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?

“Good culture overall – most people are kind, helpful and team players.”

“Generally great colleagues in ED and good relationships with inpatient teams, good education program.”

“Most bosses and CNCs are really good and supportive, head of departments are broadly supportive of trainees and you know they have your back if something goes wrong.”

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

“Nicer facilities, more amenities – clear place to sleep, food options evenings/nights. Protected pager free teaching. JMO representation at exec/management meetings.”

“1. Working conditions for doctors. We need to be able to have lunch. And when working an 18hour day we should have access to two breaks. 2. The parking situation. It truly is the worst. 3. Library and wifi. We are doctors-in-training who all have to undertake further education, exams and research. Not to have an adequate facility to accomplish this is not acceptable.”

“1. RMO facilities, including showers, lockers, beds. 2. Staff food options. 3. Shorten weekend after hours – not 14hours.”

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, 47% 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?

46% said they had felt concerned about their health or safety, which was less 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?

Prince of Wales Hospital scored below the NSW average on this domain, although the difference was not statistically significant.

How often do you take sick leave at your hospital?

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

Detailed information for this hospital

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