Wirral has a stunning coastline and a beautiful countryside, making it a great place to live and work.
It offers 50 miles of rural walking routes, cycle areas and beaches. In fact Wirral has two of Britain’s most famous rivers, the Mersey and the Dee, running along its Eastern and Western coastline.
Excellent housing is available in nearby suburbs and there are a variety of schools. The University of Liverpool, University of Chester and Liverpool John Moores University are also within easy travelling distance.
There is also quality food and drink, including Michelin Star dining and many tea rooms.
The area has an idyllic, serene, landscape and is a delightful location for those who like to unwind with a round of golf as it boasts 14 golf courses.
The cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as North Wales are easy reach to and from Wirral with various transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry. National parks, The Peak District and Lake District are also easily accessible.
There are also excellent transport links to Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport offering both budget and long-haul flights.
Wirral is also an area of rich history with many heritage buildings within its picturesque surroundings.
As Wirral’s largest employer, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the thriving heart of the local community. Comprising Wirral’s only Emergency Department, it is one of the biggest and busiest acute NHS Trusts in the North West.
We operate from two main sites, Arrowe Park Hospital and Clatterbridge Hospital, while also providing a range of services in community sites. Our hospitals are friendly, supportive environments for patients and staff alike. Strong team work, a helpful attitude and great cooperation is what enables us to deliver the best care to our patients. We employ over 6,000 staff who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral and the wider North-West area. We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide with a financial turnover of approximately £337m.
Our aim is to deliver the highest quality care for every patient. As a teaching hospital we are renowned as a leader in the region for high quality education and training for a wide range of staff including doctors, nurses and other clinicians. We are proud of our teaching hospital status and we work closely with the University of Liverpool, University of Chester and Liverpool John Moores University to ensure staff and services reflect the very best clinical practice available.
As a Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) we are one of the most digitally enabled hospitals in the country, using technology to enhance patient care. We are one of only 12 NHS acute trusts to achieve the GDE status to develop our digital technology, we call this Digital Wirral.