NHS staff survey results 2018

Neurosciences nurses eventThe results of the NHS staff survey 2018 have been published, read a summary of how our partner trusts performed

The survey was carried out between September and December 2018 across 304 NHS organisations garnering 497,000 staff responses, an increase of 10,000 compared to 2017.

Guy’s and St Thomas’

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust achieved 7.4 out of 10 for staff engagement, the highest score for ‘combined acute and community trusts’ and also came top for safety culture and quality of appraisals. A total of 87% of staff who responded are happy with the standard of care the trust provides, compared to the national average of 70%, and 77% of staff would recommend the Trust as a place to work, compared to the national average of 61%.

King’s College Hospital

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust scored an engagement score of 6.8 out of 10, which has remained the same from 2017. Overall, the results show that three-quarters of the key findings have not changed. However, there has been significant improvement in 14% of the survey findings and 10% have worsened since last year. There was significant improvement in the following key findings: recognition of staff, the number of staff appraised, staff satisfaction with resourcing and the fairness and effectives of reporting errors, near misses and incidents.

South London and Maudsley

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust scored 7 out of 10 for staff engagement. 75% of staff said the care of patients and services was the trust’s top priority, and 73% said the Trust acts on concerns raised by patients and service users.

All of our partner trusts will be using the survey results to identify areas for improvement and will work with staff to develop plans to address these issues.