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Table 3 Changes as a result of the HPSP identified by health workers*

From: Health services reform in Bangladesh: hearing the views of health workers and their professional bodies

Changes identified % (number)
  Doctors
n=162
Nurses
n=265
Paramedics
n=1313
Total
n=1740
Quality of work or service improved 16 (26) 26 (68) 27 (349) 25 (443)
Unification/coordination of health and FP services 18 (29) 13 (33) 23 (300) 21 (362)
Nothing has changed 24 (38) 16 (43) 17 (228) 18 (309)
Changes, unspecified 12 (19) 32 (85) 7 (91) 11 (195)
Work more complicated/lack of clarity 17 (28) 5 (13) 8 (108) 9 (149)
Positive health impact 3 (5) 10 (26) 7 (86) 7 (117)
Increased patient awareness 3 (5) 3 (8) 8 (100) 7 (113)
Increased health role & decreased FP role 6 (10) 0 (0) 5 (62) 4 (72)
Increased work load and responsibilities 4 (6) 0 (0) 4 (46) 3 (52)
Services provided at grassroots level 3 (5) 0 (0) 3 (35) 3 (50)
Conflict between health and FP 5 (8) 0 (1) 3 (41) 3 (50)
  1. *Respondents could give more than one response
  2. FP=family planning