The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


About Us

Who we are and what we do


The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. It provides acute services for the population of Leeds and is a regional centre for the treatment of diseases such as cancer and heart disease. A full list of our services appears in this publication scheme under ‘The services we offer’.

The Trust employs approximately 15,000 staff across six main sites, treating well over a million patients every year with a budget of around £930 million. It is also a teaching hospital and is engaged in medical and healthcare research in partnership with the University of Leeds and  Leeds Metropolitan University.

Our organisational structure

We are an extremely large and complex organisation and are responsible for the provision of a wide range of services across a number of hospital sites. Our clinical services are divided into five Divisions, each of which has a General Manager accountable to the Board through the Director of Business Development and Performance Delivery. Further information on our organisational structure is available here.

Our board members and senior management staff

Details of the Trust’s board members can be found in the Trust Board section of this website. Details of board members' private interests can be found within the Trust’s annual report.

The Trust’s Senior Management Team, which is chaired by the Chief Executive, provides a forum for decision-making below full Board level. 

Our public-facing departments

Information on and contact details for each of the Trust's hospital sites External Link is available in the Our Hospitals section.

You can find detailed information and contact details for the clinical services we offer External Link in the A-Z of Services section of this website. These pages also contain information on the specialist consultants responsible for the provision of each service.

Partnership working

The Trust works in partnership with a number of local services and organisations. Further information on the way in which we do this is available in the Our Partners section.

How we fit into the wider structure of the NHS

The structure page on the NHS website shows how we fit into the wider structure of the NHS.