The Trust was one of the first ten Foundation Trusts in the country. It gained FT status in April 2004.
The Trust has an annual turnover of around £155 million
The Trust employs approximately 3,000 members of staff
The Trust has one of only six Ministry of Defence Hospital Units (MDHUs) in the country.
In 2005/06 the Trust saw:
- 251,000 new and follow up patients
- 69,400 A&E attendances
- 31,800 emergency admissions
- 23,700 day cases
- 9,000 elective in-patients
The Trust had only nine cases of MRSA bacteraemia for the 2005/06 - placing the Trust in the top ten highest performing trusts for infection control in the country
The Trust has three hospitals; Peterborough District, the Edith Cavell and Stamford & Rutland Hospital
The Trust's cataract service won the first ever Prime Minister's Award for Excellence.
In 2005 the Trust was awarded a Nursing Times' Top 100 Employers Award