Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 3,095
  • Voluntary staff turnover: Not available
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 60 per cent male/40 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes

Great Ormond Street runs an apprentice scheme aimed at employing people from the local community. To improve its environmentally friendly credentials the trust has recently installed a new form of water treatment which uses copper and silver ionisation to kill the legionella bacteria which allows it to run water at a much lower temperature.