Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust
- Full time permanent staff: 4,237
- Voluntary staff turnover: 10 per cent
- Exec team male/female ratio: 33 per cent male/67 per cent female
- Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes
Employing a team of 5,914, of whom 1,790 are nursing and 3,505 are non-clinical staff, 71 per cent of employees would recommend care here. Teamwork is encouraged and a year-long “best start” programme supports newly qualified practitioners.