A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

The figure is a weighted score out of five, based on whether staff say they would recommend their organisation as a place to work or receive treatment.

Acute trusts and combined acute/community trusts

Midlands and East

Top Five2016 score2017 score
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust 4.10 4.12
Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 4.02 4.02
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust 4.06 4.00
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust 3.97 3.98
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3.86 3.92

 

Bottom Five2016 score2017 score
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust 3.45 3.38
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust 3.62 3.43
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 3.67 3.50
Sandwell And West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust 3.60 3.52
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 3.49 3.53

London

Top Five2016 score2017 score
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 4.20 4.18
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3.99 3.99
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 3.77 3.96
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 3.89 3.95
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 3.94 3.89

 

Bottom Five2016 score2017 score
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust 3.68 3.51
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust 3.55 3.56
London North West Healthcare NHS Trust 3.53 3.60
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust 3.61 3.63
Barking, Havering And Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust 3.73 3.66

North

Top Five2016 score2017 score
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 4.06 4.12
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 4.20 4.10
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust   4.02
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust 4.03 3.96
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 4.05 3.95

 

Bottom Five2016 score2017 score
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust 3.51 3.34
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 3.32 3.38
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust 3.54 3.43
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust 3.34 3.45
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust 3.47 3.50

South

Top Five2016 score2017 score
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust 4.03 4.05
Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust 4.05 4.02
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 3.94 4.01
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3.98 4.00
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust 3.98 3.99

 

Bottom Five2016 score2017 score
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust 3.57 3.37
Isle of Wight NHS Trust (acute sector) 3.44 3.41
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust 3.38 3.46
Weston Area Health NHS Trust 3.58 3.46
Brighton And Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust 3.41 3.49

 

Acute trusts only


Midlands and East

Top performing acute trust2016 score2017 score Worst performing acute trust2016 score2017 score
West Suffolk FT 4.10 4.12   United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust 3.62 3.43
Derby Teaching Hospitals FT 4.02 4.02   Kettering General Hospital FT 3.67 3.50
University Hospitals Birmingham FT 3.97 3.98   Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust 3.49 3.53
Sherwood Forest Hospitals FT 3.86 3.92   East and North Hertfordshire Trust 3.79 3.54
Cambridge University Hospitals FT 3.92 3.92   The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust 3.62 3.55

London

Top performing acute trust2016 score2017 score Worst performing acute trust2016 score2017 score
University College London Hospitals FT 3.99 3.99   North Middlesex University Hospital Trust 3.55 3.56
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital FT 3.77 3.96   Barking, Havering And Redbridge University Hospitals Trust 3.73 3.66
Kingston Hospital FT 3.89 3.95   Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust 3.74 3.70
Imperial College Healthcare Trust 3.76 3.85   King’s College Hospital FT 3.67 3.71
Royal Free London FT 3.80 3.78   The Hillingdon Hospitals FT 3.75 3.73

North

Top performing acute trust2016 score2017 score Worst performing acute trust2016 score2017 score
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust 4.06 4.12   Northern Lincolnshire and Goole FT 3.51 3.34
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh FT 4.03 3.96   North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust 3.34 3.45
Northumbria Healthcare FT 4.05 3.95   Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals FT 3.55 3.58
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust 3.84 3.86   Warrington and Halton Hospitals FT 3.57 3.61
East Lancashire Hospitals Trust 3.82 3.84   Calderdale and Huddersfield FT 3.72 3.62

South

Top performing acute trust2016 score2017 score Worst performing acute trust2016 score2017 score
University Hospital Southampton FT 4.03 4.05   East Kent Hospitals University FT 3.57 3.37
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust 4.05 4.02   Isle of Wight Trust (acute sector) 3.44 3.41
Poole Hospital FT 3.94 4.01   Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust 3.38 3.46
Western Sussex Hospitals FT 3.98 4.00   Weston Area Health Trust 3.58 3.46
Taunton and Somerset FT 3.98 3.99   Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust 3.41 3.49

 

Story updated at 4pm on 6 March to add analysis which also includes combined acute/community trusts, which we incorrectly separated from the earlier analysis.

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