Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust
- Full time permanent staff: 7,765
- Voluntary staff turnover: 6 per cent
- Exec team male/female ratio: 40 per cent male/60 per cent female
- Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes
Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals came top in England for the number of clinical research studies undertaken last year. The trust employs a total workforce of 11,807 people and is part of Project Choice – a programme which aims to create real working opportunities for people with learning disabilities. It runs a staff social club as well as professional listening forums for junior doctors, nursing and other staff.