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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 2022/23, we saw the following activity:

  • 115,000 A&E attendances
  • 105,000 attendances in Urgent Care Centres on our sites
  • 565,00 outpatient attendances (also including telephone and video appointments)
  • 150,000 inpatients (adults, including maternity)
  • 11,800 inpatients (children)
  • 120,000 operations or procedures as an inpatient
  • 4,200 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







Looking down a long bright hospital corridor with treatment rooms on the left and windows on the right. At the bottom of the corridor is one member of staff in a blue nursing uniform

Our Hospitals

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