Key findings for this hospital

How does this hospital compare to NSW?

Do you feel valued?

Overall, 20% reported that they felt valued, which was less than the NSW average of 46%.

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Would you recommend your hospital?

13% reported that they would recommend the hospital, which was less than the NSW average of 54%.

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Unrostered overtime worked

15% worked 0 hours
23% worked 1-5 hours
24% worked 6-10 hours
8% worked 11-15 hours
15% worked 21-25 hours
0% worked 21-25 hours
15% 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 on par with 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?

77% said they had felt concerned about their health or safety, which was more 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?

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

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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?

“Supportive team and department”

“Safety for staff.”

“Small, close knit team. Welcoming.”

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

“The hospital needs to reconsider what it offers. It should not offer an emergency department. Potentially a rehabilitation/palliative care/elective surgery service would be more appropriate.”

“More staff. Better clinical medicine and supervision. Education .”

“1. Increase the staff (doctors and nurses) and reduce overwhelming fatigue. 2. Attitude of seniors, co-workers when it comes to taking care of the team 3. Proper screening of patients at ED and implementing a way to see only TRUE EMERGENCIES in ED.”

Domain scores

Domain  2022 2022– Score out of 100 NSLHD NSLHD – Score out of 100
Rostering 44 47
Overtime 78 75
Leave 68 65
Behaviour 50 69
Sick leave 49 54
Facilities 37 45

All scores are out of a possible total of 100.

Number of respondents
Gender breakdown