"The local culture varies between the different areas within Bristol. There's something for everyone, whether it's nice restaurants and coffee shops, art or nightclubs." - Graduate Trainee


"There are some really beautiful places, such as the Hoe and the Barbican which, on a sunny weekend can be very vibrant. You also have Royal William Yard with a range of bars and eateries (this weekend we came back from an open air cinema there – well recommended!) and the green fields and sea waters surrounding the city - you just need to venture out of the town centre to find them." - Graduate Trainee


"Some of the most beautiful countryside and coastline in the country is in this region. As well as some of the trendiest cities, like Bristol and Exeter." - Graduate Trainee


“I’ve only just moved to the area and have been enjoying exploring. Bath is such a vibrant city that has so much to offer, as well as having beautiful countryside surrounding it.” - Graduate Trainee

South West

  • The South West region covers locations such as Bristol, Wiltshire, Swindon, Gloucestershire, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

  • The region covers 260 miles, from Gloucestershire to Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – including 18 blue flag beaches and 43 National Nature Reserves.

  • It also has the lowest population density amongst all the English regions.

  • There are 11 CCGs, 5 Mental Health Trusts, 9 Foundations Trusts, 6 Community Health organisations and 6 Hospital Trusts in the South West.

  • Organisations from the regions won two of nine NHS National Leadership Awards in 2014 and 2015.

  • You could be based anywhere in the area shown on the map above. The region of South West covers locations such as Bristol, Wiltshire, Swindon, Gloucestershire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset. The map shows the approximate position in the UK and transport links. Please choose your region carefully when making your application.