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                       ABOUT NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST

 

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts based in the heart of Nottingham and provide services to over 2.5 million residents of Nottingham and its surrounding communities. The trust also provides specialist services for a further 3-4 million people from across the region. 

NUH has 90 wards and around 1,700 beds. It also has a national and international reputation for many of their specialist services, including:

  • Stroke

  • Renal

  • Neurosciences

  • Cancer Services And 

  • Trauma

Nottingham University Hospitals is also one of the largest employers in the region, employs around 16,700 people at QMC, Nottingham City Hospital and Ropewalk House.

  • QMC is where its Emergency Department (ED), Major Trauma Centre, Nottingham Treatment Centre and the Nottingham Children's Hospital are based. It is also home to the University of Nottingham's School of Nursing and Medical School.

  • Nottingham City Hospital is NUH's planned care site. Its cancer centre, heart centre and stroke services are based here.

  • Ropewalk House is where we provide a range of outpatient services, including hearing services.

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Trust is at the forefront of many research programmes and new surgical procedures. In partnership with The University of Nottingham, NUH hosts a Biomedical Research Centre carrying out vital research into the following:

  • Hearing

  • Digestive Diseases

  • Respiratory

  • Musculoskeletal Disease

  • Mental Health And 

  • Imaging

 

As a teaching trust, NUH has a strong relationship with its colleagues at The University of Nottingham and other universities across the East Midlands, including Loughborough University, where we are part of the Olympic Legacy project.

KNOW THE LOCATION

Nottingham is a great place in which to work and live. It is a cosmopolitan and diverse city, also is a combination of old and new.The three campuses of Nottingham University Hospitals - QMC, Nottingham City Hospital & Ropewalk House are located in and around the city centre. Also, the campuses have direct access to all the amenities and attractions. 25% of Nottingham is covered by green spaces and parks. However, within a short journey, anyone can be in the spectacular surrounding countryside of the Peak District, Sherwood Forest, Rutland Water and the Lincolnshire coast.Nottingham’s heritage has been built on innovation in textiles, lace making, pharmaceuticals and technology. Ibuprofen was discovered in Nottingham – as was the tarmac, the traffic light, HP Sauce, the videotape recorder and high-pressure water. Also, the home to MRI – developed here and still at the heart of the world-leading research.Nottingham is one of the fastest-growing med-tech locations in the country and is leading in industries as diverse as fashion and gaming.

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The City Life

Bustling commerce is still one of the highlights of the city centre, which offers inviting streets and alleyways with everything from designer boutiques to high street favourites. From street food markets, cafes, independent bars and micro-breweries to Michelin-starred restaurants, there is a taste, tipple and cuisine for everyone.Across Nottinghamshire, there are plenty of iconic foods to try, eat and take home. From luxurious ice cream from a local dairy farm to mouth-watering Stilton cheese, every type of homegrown produce is within easy reach. The surrounding towns and villages offer a wealth of great independents selling handcrafted gifts, vintage books, exotic plants and antiques.

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Transportation

Nottingham University Hospitals works with public transport operators in the region to provide heavily discounted travel schemes for staff. The city has a tram network that included a new dedicated stop at QMC and expanded the system into surrounding communities helping to reduce congestion and make commuting easier for many residents. There are also two free parks and ride facilities serving QMC and City Hospital with the Medilink - a shuttle bus that runs between the two hospitals provides free service for staff. Nottingham is also well served by an excellent bus network with live updates on most stops. The region also has excellent links to other parts of the UK. The M1 and M42 are both within a 25-minute drive of the city centre, as is East Midlands Airport. Nottingham railway station provides a direct route into London St Pancras in less than two hours.Moreover, Nottingham’s public transport system has been voted the best in the UK.

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Education

There are nearly 100 schools in Nottingham with most primary and secondary schools rated as either ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’ by Ofsted. As several schools are producing excellent results they are in high demand. In addition, there are some independent and private schools in the city and county area. The city is also home to a number of excellent colleges, including the Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology which offers opportunities for anyone between 11 and 19 with a passion for science, computing or engineering. Nottingham also boasts two excellent universities. The University of Nottingham, a member of the Russell Group conducting world-class research, and Nottingham Trent University, which was named University of the Year 2019 in the Guardian University Awards.

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