Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 848
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 8 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 33 per cent male /67 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: No

At this small, specialist teaching hospital, 76 per cent of staff feel supported by work colleagues and 75 per cent are satisfied with the quality of care they give to patients. Based in South Birmingham, the Royal Orthopaedic trust has one of the largest orthopaedic units in Europe. Its benefits for employees include long service awards, and staff bonuses.