"There are so many nice walks and national trust properties in the area. Northumberland, the Yorkshire Dales and even the Lake District are all available for day trips too!" - Graduate Trainee


"The location is good as we’re close to the coast and to rural areas, but there’s plenty going on in the city centre too. There is a lot of variety here." - Graduate Trainee


"Beautiful coastline, five minutes to the beach – and the novelty of hearing seagulls when you’re in meetings!" - Graduate Trainee


“The North East is an amazing part of the UK that has something for everyone, including beautiful historical architecture and countryside, excellent beaches, and vibrant city centres.” - Graduate Trainee

North East

  • More than 70,000 people work in the NHS across the North East of England and the region hosts nine acute/community trusts - all but one have Foundation Trust status: two mental health trusts and one ambulance trust.

  • Serve some of the largest and most geographically diverse areas in England with a mix of urban and rural population. For example, Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust alone stretches from the Scottish border, down to North Tyneside and west across to Tynedale.

  • Fantastic culture, some of the best beaches in the UK, rolling countryside, renowned nightlife, low cost of living and friendly people.

  • Cutting-edge facilities including: the UK’s first Institute of Transplantation, which has an international reputation for leading-edge transplant surgery for children and adults; the only centre in the UK to provide all complex cardiopulmonary surgery, including heart and lung transplants; and, one of only 14 major children’s medical centres in the UK.

  • You could be based anywhere in the area shown on the map above. The region of North East covers locations such as County Durham, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and Tees Valley. The map shows the approximate position in the UK and transport links. Please choose your region carefully when making your application.