Domain scores
Domain  2021 2021 – Score out of 100 SLHD SLHD – Score out of 100
Rostering 47 46
Overtime 43 40
Leave 61 57
Behaviour 56 49
Sick leave 47 45
Facilities 52 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?

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital – NO CHANGE

In 2021, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital received a ‘C’ overall.
In 2020, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital received a ‘C’ overall.

Sydney Local Health District – NO CHANGE

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

How does this hospital compare to NSW?

Do you feel valued?

Overall, 57% reported that they felt valued, which was less than the NSW average of 63%.

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Would you recommend your hospital?

76% 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?

“Location, research, highly specialised units with unique learning opportunities, RMOA.”

“Good culture – no bullying, feel supported, weekly work drinks/ dinner, relaxed hours compared to other hospitals, interesting cases/ patients, good regular teaching and weekly free lunch.”

“Very high quality of care. Very supportive with overall nice people and good working relationships.”

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

“Safer rostering hours. More access to annual and study leave. More access to protected teaching time.”

“A monetary or time incentive should be given to anyone called in for sick relief cover, this will make everyone feel better – people calling in sick know the person replacing them will make more money or get an extra day off, the person being called in will be recompensed in some way.”

“Clearer, quicker communication between executive and department heads to juniors when rules or responsibilities are changed. More acceptance for taking ADOs as a workplace norm.”

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, 44% 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?

47% said they had felt concerned about their health or safety, which was on par with 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?

Royal Prince Alfred 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?

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Detailed information for this hospital

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