Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 6,180
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 11 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 80 per cent male/20 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes

One of the largest providers in the country, Oxford University Hospitals Trust employs a big workforce, almost half of which are nursing staff. Engagement among its team is one of the highest compared with all NHS organisations. Employees report effective team working, good communication between senior management and staff
and low experiences of violence and harassment. The organisation also offers flexible working and career breaks to staff where possible.