Best Places to Work 2015 - Acute Trusts

  • Full time equivalent staff: 3,818
  • Sickness absence rates: 5.71 per cent
  • Staff recommending care: 63 per cent
  • Staff recommending as place to work: 57 per cent 

Nine in 10 staff at South Tyneside Foundation Trust polled for the most recent NHS staff survey said their role made a difference to patients and other service users. The trust scored 3.82 out of 5 for effective team working as well as 3.7 for overall engagement.