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About us

About our Trust

We are an acute and community provider delivering a comprehensive range of acute hospital and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale - an area covering 3,400 square miles.

Our annual turnover is approaching £0.65bn.  We manage eight hospital sites and have a workforce of around 10,000 staff working across our hospitals and in the community.

We are a NHS Foundation Trust, accountable to an elected and appointed Council of Governors.

Our hospitals

In 2023/24, we saw the following activity:

  • 115,414 A&E attendances
  • 100,613 attendances in Urgent Care Centres on our sites
  • 779,908 outpatient attendances (also including telephone and video appointments)
  • 160,808 inpatients (adults, including maternity)
  • 9,921 inpatients (children)
  • 121,700 operations or procedures as an inpatient
  • 3,916 babies delivered

A teaching hospital

We are proud to be a partner with the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) to provide clinical placements and training for future doctors at Scarborough and York hospitals.  To find out more about HYMS and our role as a teaching hospital view the HYMS page or visit the HYMS website.

Our values







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Our Hospitals

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Information for visitors

Norovirus is highly infectious and can spread easily

Please do not visit our hospitals if you or a member of your household has had nausea, diarrhoea, or vomiting within the last 48 hours. This is to prevent the spread of norovirus in our hospitals.

See more information on norovirus.

York Hospital car park

On Saturday 22 June, we will be carrying out essential work on our multi-storey car park. Traffic management will be in place to support the work taking place and minimise disruption to visitors. Thank you for your patience.