North Bristol NHS Trust - Where the Theatre Team take centre stage

About Us

Across our teaching hospitals in Southmead and Frenchay and our local community work through school nurses, health visitors and therapists, we deliver exceptional healthcare which is welcoming, open and honest. We are also a specialist regional centre for neurosciences, plastics and burns, orthopaedics and renal services. In 2014, we will open our new, state of the art hospital – full details can be found on our new hospital website at

We’re proud to be the largest teaching hospital trust in the South West with links to the University of Bristol, University of Bath and the University of the West of England and a reputation for offering our staff the best learning and research opportunities – we currently have around 500 staff involved in 400 separate projects. These initiatives not only benefit the people working in our Trust, but also enhance the care and services we offer our patients. Already 93% of our patients are very happy with the care they receive from us – every year over 6,000 of them take the trouble to write to us with thanks for the care and attention they received.

In brief, our aim at North Bristol NHS Trust is to deliver exceptional healthcare for all our patients and carers by:

For more information about the Trust please visit our website


New employees (where eligible) will automatically become members of the NHS Pension Scheme which offers an excellent package of pension benefits. Members can cease membership if they feel this is not a suitable form of personal saving for their situation.

Pension »

All new employees automatically become members of our scheme which offers an excellent package of pension benefits (although you may choose to opt out).

Holiday »

27 days plus statutory bank holidays rising to 33 days with continued service.

Childcare Facilities »

Both of our hospital sites have nurseries catering for children aged 6 months to 5 years (subject to availability).

Personal & Professional Development »

All employees have access to training and development opportunities through annual appraisals and reviews which help staff identify learning opportunities and set out a personal development plan.

NHS Discounts »

This website provides a whole host of discounts exclusively for NHS employees, their families and other Allied Health Professionals.

Travel to work »

We offer a range of incentives and facilities for staff that cycle or car share. Cycling incentives range from secure covered parking and access to showers and changing areas, to discounts on bicycles (through the cycling scheme), a cycle mileage allowance for business use and free training courses. A regular free bus service operates between the main hospital sites and they both benefit from good transport links.

Trudi: Theatres at North Bristol Trust have a really positive working environment with excellent peer support. The work is always different and every day is challenging and exciting.