Spire Healthcare is a leading private healthcare group in the United Kingdom and the largest in the UK in terms of revenue. The groups states that their purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through outstanding personalised care.Everyone at Spire is aligned to this Purpose, which makes a positive difference to all our colleagues instilling a culture of respect, inclusion and collaboration across the business.
Spire Healthcare has 39 hospitals and 30 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland providing diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care in a wide number of areas including orthopaedics, gynaecology, cardiology, neurology, oncology and general surgery. Spire are the principal independent provider by volume of knee and hip operations in the United Kingdom.
The group working in partnership with over 8000 experienced consultants delivered tailored and personalised care to almost 870,000 inpatients and day case patients through their hospitals in 2021
The group was founded with the acquisition and re-branding of 25 Bupa hospitals in 2007. Since then, they have made significant investments in its estates and continues to deliver successful and award winning clinical outcomes all while maintaining high levels of patient satisfaction.
They are committed to the highest quality of patient care and were the first private hospital provider to publish their outcomes data on their website and have received numerous accolades for their clinical quality and high levels of patient satisfaction. Patients, consultants and general practitioners trust Spire Healthcare to deliver high quality care they would expect from a leading private healthcare provider.
The group is a good place to work for employees with 84% of them saying they felt proud to work for Spire Healthcare. And an impressive 86% of workers saying they would recommend Spire Healthcare to a relative or friend.
Spire Healthcare Values
Driving clinical excellence
Doing the right thing
Caring is our passion
Keeping it simple
Delivering on our promises
Succeeding and celebrating together
The group has a strong culture of compliance and their Board is determined that strict compliance with the law be a requirement of the business.
Spire Healthcare has one of the largest network of hospitals in the UK. They are located across the country and span the length and breadth of the UK. Below is a comprehensive list of locations Spire is located in.
North East and Yorkshire
Hull and East Riding Hospital
Fylde Coast Hospital
Murrayfield Hospital Wirral
Regency Hospital Macclesfield
Know the Location
The UK is a preferred destination especially for Nurses looking to work overseas. The country offers attractive opportunities for those looking to make a transition in their careers. We walk you through some important aspects of life in the UK to help you make an informed decision about whether to relocate.
Transport in the United Kingdom is facilitated with road, air, rail, and water networks. There are many options for transport in UK. You can choose to travel by bus, ferry, train, taxi, airplane or even drive on your own. In large cities, public transport networks are well-developed and cost-effective, however, in smaller towns and cities, the service can be temperamental at best. The British transport network is one of the most advanced in the world, boasting in many paved roads, modern railways, airports and so on. However, as you would expect it’s a highly populated country and the traffic in the UK might be a bit painful to you especially if you’re not used to waiting in queues. Particularly in big cities like London it is overwhelmingly busy. And because some of the British cities are over-crowded the types of transportation you choose may not be entirely up to you.
The UK education system is reputed for its high quality and standards. In general, the British higher education system has five stages of education: early years, primary years, secondary education, Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE). Britons enter the education system at the age of three and up to 16 are obliged to attend school (compulsory education), while afterward is upon their choice. This aging time frame contains two sections of the education system in the UK: Primary and Secondary School.
About 94% of pupils in England and rest of the UK receive free education from Public funds. Rest 6% attend independent fee paying schools or home schooling. The school year usually begins in September and concludes in July and is split into three terms. Children are required to attend primary school from the age of five, although four-year-olds are eligible to be registered, too. Children between the ages of 11 and 16 must attend secondary education. Once compulsory education has been completed, students may seek further education at college or university, or find employment.
Food & Drinks
The traditional food in the UK is renowned for being delicious with a wide variety of choices. The country has numerous eateries, restaurants and pubs that serve a mix of cuisines ranging from Mexican tortillas, Italian pastas, Indian Kebabs, Chinese dishes and even Japanese Sushi.
Fish and chips are a delicious iconic dish, that consists of batter-coated, fried fish and chips. This delightful yet straightforward meal originated in England and has become one of the most famous dishes. It is best served hot and is eaten as a main course however, you can find it as a take-away snack from food stalls around the country.
The English Breakfast is one of the best UK foods, and many cafes and pubs serve it throughout the day.