Number of respondents
- Women -68%
- Men - 32%
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All scores are out of a possible total of 100.
Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital – NO CHANGE
In 2021, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital received a ‘B’ overall.
In 2020, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital received a ‘B’ overall.
Hunter New England Local Health District – BETTER
In 2021, Hunter New England LHD received a ‘B’ overall.
In 2020, Hunter New England LHD received a ‘C’ overall.
Do you feel valued?
Overall, 67% reported that they felt valued, which was more than the NSW average of 63%.
Would you recommend your hospital?
75% reported that they would recommend the hospital, which was on par with the NSW average of 75%.
What do you value most about your hospital?
“A culture of helping each other out and enjoying the work.”
“With a lot of prompting, overtime work will be paid. It’s a small hospital so staff are close and supportive.”
“Good learning opportunities. Most staff are pleasant and helpful.”
If you could change three things at your hospital what would they be?
“A larger variety of term offerings for residents and reviewing current cannula policies.”
“Fit for purpose facilities, better integration of psychiatry with other speciality departments, and better tele-health access for us to review patients “
“More JMOs; it’s often busy and understaffed, especially with people off sick/on annual leave/maternity leave, less weekend shifts, and lastly, more medical terms for residents.”
Have you made a fatigue-induced clinical error caused by your hours of work at your hospital?
In total, 57% of participants reported that they had made a fatigue-induced error, which was more 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?
39% said they had felt concerned about their health or safety, which was less than 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?
Tamworth Rural Referral 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?
- Never - 4%
- Rarely - 22%
- Sometimes - 30%
- Usually - 30%
- Always - 10%
- Not applicable - 4%
What stops you from taking sick leave if you are unwell?
- Concern of others workload - 61%
- Concern of patient safety - 22%
- No cover available - 74%
- Workplace culture - 30%
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