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About the Trust

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, biggest, and also most efficient teaching NHS foundation trusts in England, UK, with over 16,000 employees and a $1 billion yearly income. The Trust has a long history of providing regional, national, and international high-quality treatment, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research. Also proudly own the position of the second largest provider of specialised services in the country by supporting people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders. 


Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gained a rating of Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The major healthcare settings under the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are:


Royal Victoria Infirmary: The Royal Victoria Infirmary has been providing healthcare to communities in Newcastle and the North East for over 250 years. The hospital has also been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, UK. 


Freeman Hospital: The Freeman Hospital is a referral centre for patients from the North East and further afield. It is also the only facility in England to offer the entire spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery for children and adults under one roof.


Great North Children's Hospital: The Great North Children's Hospital, one of only 14 main children's medical centres in the United Kingdom, treats children from the entire North of England.


Campus for Ageing and Vitality: The Campus for Ageing and Vitality, located on the old site of Newcastle General Hospital, is being constructed to become the world's leading hub for healthy ageing and living.


Newcastle Dental Hospital: The Dental Hospital in Newcastle is the principal centre for specialised dental care in the northern region.


Newcastle Fertility Centre: The Newcastle Reproductive Centre provides care of the highest quality for various fertility difficulties. As a premier fertility clinic around the globe, the centre is committed to research, innovation, and patient care.

The other sites where the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides its services are: 

  • New Croft House

  • Northern Centre for Cancer Care, North Cumbria

  • Newcastle Westgate Cataract Centre (NWCC)

  • Newcastle Hospitals @ Cramlington

  • Westgate Urgent Treatment Centre

  • Molineux Urgent Treatment Centre

  • Northern Genetics Service

  • Ponteland Road Health Centre

  • Northern Centre for Cancer Care

  • The Dental Hospital

  • Campus for Ageing and Vitality

  • Newcastle Fertility Centre

  • Institute of Transplantation

Why should you choose Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust?

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust believes that without commitment to our staff, they will not be able to be the 'outstanding' Trust, and therefore, the Trust ensures that staff are supported continuously throughout their career. The Trust provides multiple benefits for its workforce; a few of them are:

Occupational Health: Newcastle OHS is the in-house Occupational Health Service for the Trust. The service intends to assist the Trust in preserving a healthy workforce. A multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists, and counsellors form the service.

Free Flu Vaccination: Each year, the Trusts provides free flu shots to all employees in an effort to protect them from the devastating effects of influenza. 


Healthy Work Environment: Newcastle Hospitals is committed to creating a culture where all staff are treated appropriately, providing a working environment free from harassment, intimidation, bullying or victimisation and supporting and encouraging our staff to raise concerns when issues arise.


Trust Travel Scheme: The Trust purchases a yearly travel pass on your behalf, and the cost of the pass is withdrawn from your paycheck in 12 manageable monthly instalments via payroll deduction. Other services such as cycling and driving to work are also available.  


Discounts and Offers: Generous offers are available for Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust workforce, including Days Out, Food & Drink, Hair & Beauty, Health & Fitness, Hotels & Breaks, Nights Out, Shopping, Spas, Etc. These discounts can be discovered and availed from the staff intranet. 


Childcare Support: The Trust's Tax-Free Childcare programme is available to any employee seeking assistance with childcare expenses. Additionally, the Trust operates its own nursery at the Freeman Hospital.


Annual Leave: As per standard, you are entitled to have 27 days (plus bank holidays) of annual leave, which goes up to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after ten years. 

NHS Pension: The National Health Service pension scheme is one of the most profitable and extensive in the United Kingdom. Every new staff is instantly registered in the system and will obtain a pension plan that is totally inflation-proof and government-guaranteed


Living in Newcastle

Newcastle and its environs provide diverse housing options to suit every preference. The North East of England has significantly less expensive housing than the rest of the country, yet it offers prominent high-quality residences. 

There are various housing options, ranging from new riverside apartments on Newcastle's lively Quayside to executive properties in Wynyard Village, some 30 miles south of Newcastle by car. In the region surrounding Northumbria, there are numerous rural retreats. From Victorian and Edwardian-era terraced houses to one-of-a-kind 'Tyneside' flats, the coastal regions provide considerable older residences with character, such as terraced houses and distinctive 'Tyneside' flats.

A Thriving City


Newcastle upon Tyne is a lively and energetic city filled with vitality.

Whether you enjoy shopping, dining out, or an evening of entertainment at one of the region's several theatres, cinemas, and music venues, you are spoiled for choice.


Prime Location


The Trusts' primary locations are situated in the ideal central location, making it even simpler to achieve a work-life balance. Whether it's a quick trip to the city centre after work to conduct some much-needed shopping or a meal out with pals, the possibilities are infinite.

Short Commutes and Great Transport


The city is only minutes away from unspoiled scenery and miles of breathtaking Northumbrian seashore; the Lake District can be reached in two hours along the A69. The North East of England has an excellent lifestyle due to its proximity to major transportation hubs.


Excellent Schools


With a number of good public and private schools, the North East may provide a solid foundation for any child's future professional development. The city of Newcastle is home to two nationally renowned universities: Newcastle University and Northumbria University.

Near to Coast and Countryside


The forest and rolling hills of Northumberland National Park extend north to the Scottish Border. Along the coast of England are the finest dune beaches and the most intriguing fishing communities. The historic Hadrian's Wall stretches to Carlisle and the Lake District from Newcastle.

A Great Nightlife


Newcastle's bars, clubs, and pubs cater to all of our nightlife needs and are all within walking distance due to the city's renowned nightlife. Newcastle's bars, clubs, and pubs offer everything from sophisticated cocktail menus to craft beer hangouts and from corny student clubs to luxurious gin bars.

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