The Royal United Hospital is an acute district general hospital which provides health care to a population of nearly 500,000 people who live in the City of Bath, and in the surrounding towns and villages in North East Somerset and West and North Wiltshire.
It occupies a 52-acre site about 1.5 miles from Bath city centre and became a National Health Service Trust in 1992.
In addition the staff of the hospital provide out-patient services in eleven community hospitals in Malmesbury, Chippenham, Devizes, Melksham, Bradford-on-Avon, Trowbridge, Westbury, Warminster, Frome, Shepton Mallet and Paulton.
The services provided at the RUH include:
|Accident & Emergency
Cardiology (not cardiac surgery)
Diabetes & Endocrinology
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthopaedics & Trauma
Radiotherapy & Oncology
Staff of the hospital work very closely with GPs in the local Primary Care Trusts.
The hospital has 14 theatres - eight main theatres, one of which is a 24-hour emergency theatre, two day surgery theatres (soon to be four), one eye theatre, one oral surgery theatre and two gynaecology / urology theatres.
The hospital is managed by a Trust Board, which consists of a Chairman, five non-executive directors and seven executive directors.
Source = Trust Web-Site
Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust presently has no vacancies listed in our database.