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.