Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
North West; Lancashire; Lancashire CC
Location of affected unit(s)
Health / Social Work
Human Health Services And Activities
Human Health Activities
86.1 - Hospital activities

620 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
24 January 2011
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has announced plans to cut up to 620 jobs in a bid to save £50m over a period of four years. Howvever the job cuts will be implemented within the next 15 months.The trust, which runs Blackpool Victoria Hospital and has an annual turnover of 400 staff, said it hoped to avoid compulsory redundancies and committed to protect front-line services during the cost-saving process.


  • 24 January 2011: BBC


Eurofound (2011), Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 71541, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71541.