Key findings for this hospital

How does this hospital compare to NSW?

Do you feel valued?

Overall, 61% reported that they felt valued, which was more than the NSW average of 46%.

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Would you recommend your hospital?

68% reported that they would recommend the hospital, which was more than the NSW average of 54%

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Unrostered overtime worked

14% worked 0 hours
27% worked 1-5 hours
23% worked 6-10 hours
14% worked 11-15 hours
11% worked 16-20 hours
3% worked 21-25 hours
8% worked 26+ hours

Unrostered overtime claimed

Claimed 0%

Claimed 10% to 30%

Claimed 40% to 60%

Claimed 70% to 90%

Claimed 100%

Unrostered overtime paid

0% Paid

10% to 30% Paid

40% to 60% Paid

70% to 90% Paid

100% Paid

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, 46% of participants reported that they had made a fatigue-induced error, which was no more or less than the NSW average of 46%.

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

49% said they had felt concerned about their health or safety, which was less than the NSW average of 56%.

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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?

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai 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?

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

What doctors at this hospital are saying

What do you value most about your hospital?

“Good community-based value, everyone knows each other and gets to know each other well, everyone supports each other and assists when overwhelmed with work.”

“The RSU staff are very approachable, new facilities and excellent parking.”

“Staff – everyone is a big team player. Facility – modern, small hospital feel. Events – active RMOA.”

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

“Better food options/cafeteria. Improvements to pathology orders/EMR. More staff.”

“1.) Clear rostering and ensuring adequate staff for after hours 2.) Easy access to described sleep/nap rooms – complex booking system not practical 3.) Food services.”

“Rostering, staffing, safer working hours.”

Domain scores

Domain  2022 2022 – Score out of 100 NSLHD NSLHD – Score out of 100
Rostering 56 47
Overtime 80 75
Leave 64 65
Behaviour 67 69
Sick leave 58 54
Facilities 52 45

All scores are out of a possible total of 100.

Number of respondents
Gender breakdown