How we are managed

Our Structure and Staff

The Trust is structured around 5 divisions: Medicine, Surgery, Specialist Services, Estates & Facilities and Corporate Services.

Broadly jobs in the Trust can be divided into clinical and non-clinical roles. Clinical roles including Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Healthcare science, Midwifery as well as a range of Allied Health Professional roles such as Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Counselling and Dieticians.

Non clinical roles include Human Resources, IT, Finance, Building Services amongst many others.

The Division of Medicine is a large multi-functional division comprising of four directorates based over three sites. It is a division that works collaboratively with all professions of staff in order to deliver the best possible care to our patients.

Specialist Services
The Specialist Services Division is a large division comprising of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Radiology, Pharmacy, Pathology, Healthcare Operations, Outpatients, Oncology, Dermatology and Medical Illustration.

The Division of Surgery includes Endoscopy, Urology, Ear Nose and Throat Surgery, General Surgery, Maxillio Facial Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Anaesthetics, Maternity and Midwifery, Children's Services, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology and Elective Surgery.

Estates and Facilities
The Estates and Facilities Division manages all aspects of Security, Hotel Services, Fire Safety, Capital Design, Medical Electronics, Safety Management, Works Department, Grounds Maintenance, Waste Management, Sterile Services and Decontamination and Endoscopy Reprocessing.

Corporate Services
Corporate Services includes Human Resources, IT, Finance, Strategy and Planning, Research, Occupational Health, Corporate Nursing e.g. Infection Control, Quality and Safety, Adult and Child Safeguarding, Governance, Legal, Procurement.

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
Royal Albert
Edward Infirmary
Wrightington Hospital
Leigh Infirmary
Thomas Linacre Centre
Thomas Linacre
Community Care Locations
Patient Advice & Liaison Service
Patient Advice
& Liaison Service


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