Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals

NHS Foundation Trust

Mon May 4 2009

Fact Base

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