University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK’s largest teaching Trusts responsible for managing two major hospitals in Coventry and Warwickshire, which between them serve a population of over a million people. They are the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School with whom they work in close partnership to develop innovative medical education programmes and clinical research.
The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has served the people of Lincolnshire since April 2000, providing a wide range of healthcare services delivered by 7,800 highly trained staff and volunteers.
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated organisation providing acute health care services from Torbay Hospital, community health services and adult social care.The Trust runs Torbay Hospital as well as nine community hospitals, stretching from Dawlish to Dartmouth. We also provide health and social care to the local population.
Our Trust is amongst the very biggest in the UK and includes two of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe, St James’s University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary. We provide high quality acute hospital services for the population of Leeds and the surrounding area and act as a regional centre for a number of specialist services such as cancer and cardiac surgery. In total we employ around 13,000 staff across six main sites, treating well over a million patients every year with an annual budget of almost £1 billion.
With thousands of staff caring for patients around the clock, St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest healthcare providers in southwest London. Our main site, St George’s Hospital in Tooting – one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals – is shared with St George’s, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. We also run the Wolfson Neurorehabilitation Centre in Wimbledon, which cares for patients with neurological conditions, such as stroke and spinal injuries.
Spire Healthcare is a leading provider of private healthcare, with 37 private hospitals throughout the UK. The company is built on a proud heritage of over 25 years experience of running successful private hospitals. The company was formed from the sale of BUPA Hospitals to Cinven in 2007, followed by the purchase of Classic Hospitals and Thames Valley Hospital in 2008.
Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the UK’s most successful healthcare organisations.They provide: local hospital services to some 500,000 people living in Southampton and South West Hampshire; and specialist services such as neurosciences, cardiac services and children’s intensive care to more than 3 million people in central southern England and the Channel Islands.
We offer a full range of local hospital services for people in Sheffield as well as specialist services to patients from further afield. The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in neurosciences, spinal injuries, cancer, transplantation, neurosciences and orthopaedics. We are one of only a handful of hospital Trusts to have been awarded the highest rating of ‘excellent’ for both the quality of our services and our financial management, three years running. We are proud to be one of the top 20% of NHS Trusts for patient satisfaction.
The Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, and the surrounding towns and villages in North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire.
As a Foundation Trust we place a great emphasis on listening to and involving staff, patients and local communities in how the hospital is run. Membership enables you to give your views on the Trusts activities and influence the development of the Trust’s services.
The Trust’s vision is simple …“To be recognised as a world-class hospital, leading the field through innovative healthcare solutions focused on the best outcome for our patients delivered in a safe, caring and inspiring environment.”
Plymouth Hospitals is the largest hospital trust in the south west peninsula and is a teaching trust in partnership with the Peninsula Medical School. The Trust has an integrated Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit which has a staff of approximately 220 military personnel who work within a variety of posts from lead doctors to trainee medical assistants.
The job of the hospitals run by the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide the best possible acute hospital care for a tertiary catchment area of up to 822,500 people. Acute hospital care means specialist care for patients who need treatment for serious conditions that cannot be dealt with by health service staff working in the community.
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was established on 1 April 2005. The predecessor Trust (Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust) had been formed in 2002 following the merger of Chorley and South Ribble NHS Trust and Preston Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. It was the first in the county to be awarded “teaching hospitals” status.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services to approximately 320,000 people locally. We are proud of our reputation as the largest single site District General Hospital in London and our Maternity Unit is the second biggest in London. In a National survey, we were rated as the Best Maternity Service in London by, the National Health Watchdog, the Care Quality Commission.
The North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust is currently the newest acute hospital trust in England. Formed on 1 April 2017, the trust runs three busy hospitals – Peterborough City Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Stamford and Rutland Hospital. Together they serve approximately 700,000 residents living in Cambridgeshire, South Lincolnshire and the neighbouring counties.
HCA’s hospitals and specialist treatment centres in and around London care for patients of all ages and treat everything from the most straightforward conditions to the most complex and often life threatening illnesses.Our aim is to provide the highest standards of care that is available anywhere and our specialist medical teams are led by senior doctors and surgeons, many of whom hold senior positions at London’s renowned teaching hospitals.
Great Ormond Street Hospital is an international centre of excellence in child healthcare and together with our research partner, the UCL Institute of Child Health, we form the UK’s only academic biomedical research centre specialising in paediatrics.Since its formation in 1852, the hospital has been dedicated to children’s healthcare and to finding new and better ways to treat childhood illnesses.
The main centres of population served by Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are: Aldershot, Ash, Ash Vale, Bagshot, Blackwater Camberley, Crowthorne, Eversley, Farnborough, Farnham, Fleet, Frimley, Sandhurst, Yateley and surrounding communities.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest NHS organisations in the UK. We provide day to day health services to a population of around 445,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan who need emergency and scheduled hospital treatment and mental health care, as well as delivering care in people’s own homes and community clinics.
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) is the regional teaching hospital and provides general and specialist acute hospital services working as one teaching hospital across two sites.
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provides patient care in the community at health centres and clinics as well as services such as district nursing and intermediate care. We also provide services at the Royal Bolton Hospital.
Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust was formed following the merger of the separate Ashford Hospital & St. Peter’s Hospital NHS Trusts. This took effect from 1st April 1998. The Trust manages two sites – Ashford in Middlesex and St. Peter’s in Chertsey, Surrey
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