Best Places to Work 2015 – Mental Health Trusts
- Full time equivalent staff: 3,532
- Sickness absence rates: 4.00 per cent
- Staff recommending care: 71 per cent
- Staff recommending as place to work: 62 per cent
Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is a regular participator in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Reading Pride event. It provides mindfulness and stress management programmes. The trust scored 3.84 out of 5 for engagement in the most recent NHS staff survey, with 86 per cent saying it provided equal opportunities for career progression.