Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 1,298 WTE
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 14 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 70 per cent male/ 30 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: No

As its name suggests the trust specialises in neuro-musculoskeletal care. It delivers well on the training of its staff with 87 per cent having received health and safety training, 77 per cent having equality and diversity training and 88 per cent having been appraised in last 12 months. As the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, it plays an important role in teaching and training with over 20 per cent of orthopaedic surgeons in the UK receiving their education at the trust.