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NMC Registered Nurses required to work for a busy NHS Trust Hospital based on the South Coast of England, UK. Band 5 salary.
This NHS Trust provides a range of acute services at their Hospital based on the south coast in Hampshire, UK. The Hospital site has gone through a major redevelopment to create a modern and 'fit for purpose' hospital, which was completed in 2009. The majority of the Trust's acute services are now provided at the Hospital following the completion of the redevelopment.
The NHS Hospital has: 1,200 beds, including cots 28 theatres - with four dedicated endo theatres Four state of the art linear accelerators Two purpose built interventional radiology suites, two MRI scanners, three CT scanners and a PET scanner State of the art pathology laboratory Superb critical care facilities There are 6,300 full time equivalent staff including Ministry of Defence employees, who are fully integrated into the activities of the hospital. This NHS Trust is the second largest employer in the area. The 'Emergency Department' at the Hospital is one of the busiest in the UK treating in excess of 132,000 patients each year. Similarly maternity services are responsible for the delivery of around 6,300 births per year, making it one of the largest maternity services on the south coast. The 'Acute Medical Unit' (AMU) and 'Surgical Assessment Unit' (SAU) provide rapid diagnostic assessment for patients admitted as emergencies. These can then be directed to the clinical areas most appropriate for their condition. The Trust is also home to the Wessex Renal and Transplant Unit and it holds prestigious Cancer Beacon Status for the Head and Neck Cancer Services. This NHS Trust hosts the largest of one of five Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit (MDHU) in England. The Unit treats members of the armed forces and their families from all corners of the United Kingdom. The Trust also trains a range of military clinicians, from all three of the armed forces, who are regularly deployed to bases across the world. Military staff now account for 5% of the total workforce and the Trust has responsibility to ensure the staff have exposure to the appropriate clinical experience required during their times of deployment throughout the world. Although not a University Hospital allied to a Medical School, nevertheless the Trust is a major provider of under-graduate and post-graduate education working with three universities. The Trust also has a significant reputation in relation to research and development.