To what extent do you agree with the following statement:

Q26. Better Access has reduced my organisation's ability to recruit and retain psychiatrists

Q27. Better Access has reduced my organisation's ability to recruit and retain psychologists

Q28. Better Access has reduced my organisation's ability to recruit and retain social workers

Q29. Better Access has increased training and professional development opportunities for my staff

Q26. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Better Access has reduced my organisation's ability to recruit and retain psychiatrists.

Six per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has reduced their organisation's ability to recruit and retain psychiatrists. Forty four per cent disagreed with this statement. Forty five per cent were unsure and five per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
7
3%
Agree
6
3%
Unsure
103
45%
Disagree
53
23%
Strongly disagree
48
21%
Did not respond
12
5%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
4
1
1
1
0
0
7
Agree
4
1
0
1
0
0
6
Unsure
65
21
0
12
5
0
103
Disagree
34
11
2
3
3
0
53
Strongly disagree
32
6
1
5
3
1
48
Did not respond
6
1
0
2
2
1
12
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229
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Q27. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Better Access has reduced my organisation's ability to recruit and retain psychologists.

Thirty three per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has reduced their organisation's ability to recruit and retain psychologists. Thirty three per cent disagreed with this statement. Thirty per cent were unsure and four per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
37
16%
Agree
39
17%
Unsure
68
30%
Disagree
38
17%
Strongly disagree
37
16%
Did not respond
10
4%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
23
7
1
5
1
0
37
Agree
26
5
0
4
4
0
39
Unsure
45
12
0
8
3
0
68
Disagree
23
10
2
1
2
0
38
Strongly disagree
23
6
1
4
2
1
37
Did not respond
5
1
0
2
1
1
10
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229

Q28. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Better Access has reduced my organisation's ability to recruit and retain social workers.

Six per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has reduced their organisation's ability to recruit and retain social workers. Forty two per cent disagreed with this statement. Forty eight per cent were unsure and five per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
4
2%
Agree
9
4%
Unsure
109
48%
Disagree
52
23%
Strongly disagree
43
19%
Did not respond
12
5%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
3
0
1
0
0
0
4
Agree
5
3
0
1
0
0
9
Unsure
73
18
0
14
4
0
109
Disagree
31
12
2
4
3
0
52
Strongly disagree
28
7
1
3
3
1
43
Did not respond
5
1
0
2
3
1
12
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229
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Q29. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Better Access has increased training and professional development opportunities for my staff.

Ten per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has increased training and professional development opportunities for their staff. Fifty eight per cent disagreed with this statement. Twenty eight per cent were unsure and four per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
4
2%
Agree
18
8%
Unsure
65
28%
Disagree
80
35%
Strongly disagree
52
23%
Did not respond
10
4%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
4
0
0
0
0
0
4
Agree
11
0
1
4
2
0
18
Unsure
41
16
0
5
3
0
65
Disagree
51
15
2
5
6
1
80
Strongly disagree
33
9
1
8
1
0
52
Did not respond
5
1
0
2
1
1
10
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229