Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 3,541
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 6 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 67 per cent male/33 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes

Despite the controversy surrounding its former chief executive Paula Vasco Knight’s decision to step down after her suspension, 77 per cent of staff say that they would recommend South Devon as a place to work and 82 per cent would be happy for friends and family to receive care there. Staff feel supported by colleagues.