Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

The Alexandra Hospital in Redditch, Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre in Kidderminster, Evesham Hospital Burlingham Ward in Evesham, and Worcestershire Royal Hospital in Worcester are all part of the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. 

They serve a population of 580,000 people in Worcestershire, as well as patients from neighbouring counties and further afield.

Last year, they provided care to more than 231,448 different patients – that is 40% of the Worcestershire population that received care at one of our hospitals in the last year.

They employ approximately 6,000 individuals, and about 800 local residents volunteer to assist us in providing care. They have a revenue of over £400 million every year. 

Patients come from all around Worcestershire and the surrounding counties, including South Birmingham, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, and South Staffordshire. As a result, depending on the service, the catchment population ranges from 420,000 to 800,000 people.

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KNOW THE LOCATION

Worcestershire is a county in England's West Midlands. In 927, the region that is now Worcestershire was integrated into the united Kingdom of England and established as a county. The county borders have changed over the years, but the most significant alterations were made in 1844. 

Worcestershire is a historic and administrative county in west-central England. It is located southwest of the West Midlands metropolitan county in the western part of the Midlands area. Worcester serves as the county seat. 

The city is most known for its majestic Cathedral, but it is also home to the world-famous Worcester Porcelain, the tangy Worcestershire Sauce, and the country's most scenic cricket venue. Worcester is a well-to-do European town surrounded by lush greenery. This town has also been dubbed one of the safest and happiest in the United Kingdom. A healthy work-life balance is also present, which is regarded to indicate high life quality.

Education

There are 254 primary schools and 85 secondary schools are there in Worcestershire.

Here are some of the main colleges in Worcestershire:

  • Heart Of Worcestershire College

  • New College Worcester

  • Kidderminster College

  • Bishop Perowne C Of E College

  • The College Of Healing

  • Worcester Sixth Form College

  • Regents Theological College

  • Malvern College

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Transport 

Bus: 

There are several bus services in the region that may take you around Worcestshire, as well as to and from the following nearby locations. If you want to travel further out but don't want to spend as much money as you would on the train, taking the coach is the way to go. Coaches can take you to almost any location in the United Kingdom. National Express operates coach routes throughout the country at very low pricing.

 

Train: 

Worcestershire Parkway Station

Worcestershire Parkway Station is located within the county of Worcestershire in The West Midlands region of England and is roughly 43.40 metres above sea-level.

The train station is situated on the Cotswold Line & Bristol to Birmingham Line and falls inside the area governed by Wychavon District Council.

Worcestershire Parkway Station is operated by Great Western Railway and is staffed on a part time basis.

 

Worcester Foregate Street Station

Worcester Foregate Street Station is located within the county of Worcestershire in The West Midlands region of England and is roughly 23.10 metres above sea-level.

The train station is situated on the Cotswold Line & Birmingham to Worcester via Kidderminster line and falls inside the area governed by Worcester District Council.

 

Worcester Shrub Hill Station

Worcester Shrub Hill Station is located within the county of Worcestershire in The West Midlands region of England and is roughly 31.80 metres above sea-level.

The train station is situated on the Cotswold Line & Birmingham to Worcester via Kidderminster line and falls inside the area governed by Worcester District Council.

and is staffed on a part time basis.

Leisure

Top Attractions in Worcestershire:

  • Worcester Cathedral

  • West Midland Safari Park

  • Bewdley Museum

  • Severn Valley Railway

  • Malvern Hills

  • The Regal Cinema

  • Meadow Farm Garden and Nursery

  • Hanbury Hall

  • Go Ape Wyre

  • Drakelow Tunnels

  • Wyre Forest

  • Arrow Valley Country Park

Reading Outdoors
Why should you choose WORCESTERSHIRE ACUTE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST?

 

When you work for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust you benefit from a huge range education, learning and development opportunities, as well as a whole host of support services to keep you happy and healthy.

 

Here are just a few:

  • Occupational Health services, including access to alternative therapies and counselling services

  • A wide range of training, leadership and coaching courses

  • Employee benefits including:

  • Cycle to works scheme

  • Car-parking salary sacrifice scheme

  • Buying annual leave

  • Car leasing salary sacrifice scheme

  • Spiritual and pastoral care

  • A Health and Wellbeing officer dedicated to providing:

  • Support for carers

  • Childcare support and maternity sessions

  • Pensions and retirement information and support

  • Information and support on healthy eating, getting active, stressbusting and quitting smoking

  • Staff discounts

  • Freedom to Soeak Up Guardian

  • Commitment to staff engagement with an annual plan of events

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