Bradley comments on Health Trust Staff Survey

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SDLP MLA Dominic Bradley has said that the Southern Health Trust needs to act on the results of the 2012 Staff Survey which was recently revealed to Trust Staff.

SDLP MLA Dominic Bradley

Commenting on some of the key results Bradley told Newry Times, “Although there is much in the results of the survey which is good and shows improvement – it is good to learn that 87% of staff feel that they are satisfied with the quality of care they give to patients and service users and that 90% feel their role makes a difference to patients and service users.

“However there are still some areas which the Trust needs to work on to bring about the necessary improvement.

“It is a cause of concern that a considerable number of hard working staff are doing up to 5 additional unpaid hours per week and only 61% of staff are dissatisfied with the extent to which the Trust values their work.

“62% of staff believe that there are not enough staff employed by the Trust for them to do their work properly while 65% think that they do not get clear feedback about how well they are doing their job.

“It is worrying too that 72% of staff believe that communication between staff and Senior Management is effective.

Bradley added, “There is clearly room for improvement in the various areas indicated by these statistics and I intend to meet senior management in the Trust in order to hear how the Trust intends to deal with these important issues.”


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