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Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is situated in South West London, The Trust was formed on 1 April 2005 following the merging of Surrey Hampshire Borders NHS Trust, Surrey Oaklands NHS Trust and North West Surrey Partnership NHS Trust. We achieved Foundation Trust status on 1 May 2008. Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and northeast Hampshire. It employs a staff of 2,400 serving a population of 1.3 million. 

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South East England's Surrey County borders, Kent to the east and southeast, East Sussex to the south, West Sussex to the south-west, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. Surrey is divided into five districts.

Surrey is a beautiful county in the South East of England, home to numerous universities and a plethora of natural attractions. In addition to a low crime rate, residents enjoy a higher quality of life and higher incomes than those in many other areas. These are just a few of the reasons why you should consider relocating to Surrey. There are many more. 

Migration within the country: where are people relocating to? Surrey experienced an increase in population last year as a result of people deciding to relocate to the countryside from London and other nearby areas. In Surrey, there were 76,863 moves into or within the area in the year leading up to June 2020, and 75,463 moves in the opposite direction during the same period.


There are 103 elementary schools and 20 secondary schools are part of Surrey Schools. There are also five student learning centres and three adult education centres, as well as a distributed (online) learning programme and a variety of satellite and inter-agency programmes that cater to a variety of specific student needs. School District 36 Surrey is a public school district in British Columbia that serves the communities of Surrey, White Rock, and Barnston Island. District 36 is comprised of 101 elementary schools, 26 secondary schools, and five learning centres. Surrey's first school, established in 1882, was the first in the county.


Universities in Surrey:

Commercial, Private - 5

Healthcare, Medical - 4

Universities, Colleges - 1

Educational institutions - 1

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Public Transport 

Getting around Surrey with public transportation is simple thanks to a well-developed network of bus and train routes that run throughout the county.


Taking advantage of public transportation London is only a half-hour drive away, and the South Coast of England is less than an hour away as well. The result is that Surrey is an excellent location from which to explore the whole of the South East of the United Kingdom.


Taking public transportation can be a cost-effective, time-efficient, and safe mode of transportation. Check online for ticket options before you go to ensure that you get the best deal.

Whether you want to travel to and from Surrey by car, bicycle, walking, or public transportation, we have the information you need. Travel Smart Surrey can assist you in determining your route.



The National Rail website allows you to see all of the trains that are running throughout the United Kingdom. You can look up routes, times, and prices, as well as purchase tickets.


When travelling by train, South Western Railway operates a network of routes throughout Surrey and offers discounts to attractions for those who do so. They also offer a variety of value fares, such as Group Save (when three or more people travel together), Advanced ticket prices, off-peak (travel after 09:30 Monday - Friday), and super off-peak tickets (arriving into London Waterloo at 12:00 or later with return not before 19:00 Monday - Friday) Super off-peak fares are valid at any time on weekends and public holidays, regardless of when they are purchased.

More information can be found on our Trains page.



Travelling by bus through Surrey is a relatively inexpensive and stress-free mode of transportation. Allow Travel Smart in Surrey to assist you in making environmentally friendly travel arrangements. Surrey County Council has information on all bus routes in the county, including route numbers and timetables, which can be found here.

Additionally, Arriva buses that operate in the Guildford and Woking areas collaborate with Visit Surrey to produce a leaflet highlighting '50 Places to Visit around Guildford and Woking.' You can find it on our Maps page, where you can also download it.

More information can be found on our Bus & Coach page.


Travelling by coach can be significantly less expensive than travelling by train, but it does take longer. National Express coaches are a great value option for those looking to travel around the United Kingdom at a reasonable price. Coach tickets can be purchased online through the National Express website. Keep in mind that, while tickets can be purchased on board a bus, purchasing tickets in advance will save you a significant amount of money.


Surrey is home to a diverse range of world-class sports, training, and leisure facilities that are suitable for people of all abilities, from elite athletes to complete beginners.


Take advantage of the shoots and slides provided by well-equipped leisure pools such as those at Pool in the Park, Woking, and Guildford Spectrum, among others. While the summer months are spent swimming outdoors at Guildford Lido, the more adventurous can head out to one of Surrey's beautiful lakes or waterways, which have become popular with wild swimming enthusiasts from all over the country.


Whether you prefer swimming, bowling, or ice skating, a fully equipped gym, or a specialty class, Surrey offers a plethora of opportunities to get fit, relax, and enjoy yourself.

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WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust? 

The following are only some of the reasons why you will love working here:

  • Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and northeast Hampshire.

  • Generous holidays of 27 days per year (plus bank holidays), rising to 29 after five years NHS service and rising again to 33 after 10 years’ service

  • Excellent NHS Pension package, fully protected against inflation and guaranteed by the government.

  • Flexible working opportunities

  • Flexible retirement scheme, including retirement and return opportunities

  • Special discounts on products and services via Health Service Discounts and Blue Light Card

  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours, shift and on-call working.

  • Variety of discounts from local attractions and businesses.

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