The best places to work for NHS, in Birmingham

Expand your horizon in healthcare

“Another positive aspect of relocating to the UK was that I was able to experience a different National Health Service and was able to learn more about the nursing practice abroad. Was also crucial to be able to progress in my career, and it was easier to choose the specific area of nursing that I wanted to work and develop my skills. It was good to meet different people with different cultural backgrounds and learn more about their diversity.”

ESFF – Theatre Team Leader (International Recruitment Programme)

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

This trust provide high-quality community and specialist services within Birmingham and the West Midlands.

The Trust delivers over 100 clinical services, out in peoples’ homes and in over 200 hospitals, health centres and clinics.

It provides services for adults, children, people with learning disabilities, those with rehabilitation needs and dental services.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

This trust runs two major hospitals in the city: Birmingham Women’s Hospital is one of only two dedicated women’s hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year.

It provides a range of specialist health care services to more than 50,000 women, men and families each year and offers a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care. Their Fertility Centre is one of the best in the country and they are proud to be an international centre for education, research and development.

The city centre-based Children’s Hospital is a leading UK specialist paediatric centre to more than 90,000 children and young people from across the country every year. They are world leading in some of the most advanced treatments, complex surgical procedures and cutting-edge research and development.

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, providing healthcare services across Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Birmingham Chest Clinic. UHB is a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis.

The Trust’s International Nursing Education Team was recently named the winner of the “Best International Recruitment Experience” at the Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards 2022. This award recognises their exemplary recruitment experience for international nurses, and the dedication of UHB staff in supporting the nursing workforce.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe, providing a wide range of outpatient services to adults, children and young people, as well as planned orthopaedic surgery to local, national and international patients. It specialises in hip and knee surgery and replacement, shoulder and elbow surgery, hand, wrist, foot and ankle surgery, spinal, therapy services and orthopaedic oncology.

In 2021, the hospital was recognised for its commitment to inclusivity, earning the title of most inclusive NHS employer in the UK at the Inclusive Companies’ Top 50 list. This accolade marks the second year in a row that the hospital has been acknowledged in this way, having come 7th in the list of the best employers for diversity and inclusion.