Best Places to Work 2015 - Acute Trusts

  • Full time equivalent staff: 5,318
  • Sickness absence rates: 4.39 per cent
  • Staff recommending care: 79 per cent
  • Staff recommending as place to work: 71 per cent

Targeted in-house resilience training is available to staff at the University Hospital of South Manchester Foundation Trust, as is on-site childcare. The trust received an overall engagement score of 3.84 out of 5 in the most recent NHS staff survey. Almost nine in 10 of its staff questioned said there were equal opportunities for career progression.