NHS Tayside is a fantastic, people-centred organisation offering a huge range of career development opportunities. 

NHS Tayside is the fourth largest healthcare provider in Scotland and one of only four teaching boards. It delivers health care to a population of approximately 400,000 spread over a wide geographical area. The trust has been one of the top-performing health boards in Scotland throughout the COVID pandemic. Praised nationally for its forward-thinking innovations such as rapid availability of symptomatic staff (and family) testing, the establishment of safe surgical care pathways that have been adopted nationally and rapid roll-out of local vaccination programmes.

Tayside embodies the philosophy of; Work, Live, Play offering many opportunities for career development as well as providing an excellent work-life balance. Dundee is situated on the north bank of the River Tay, which is the fourth principal and sunniest city in Scotland.

By being centrally located, Tayside offers an enviable spectrum of leisure, sporting and cultural activities.

The region offers affordable housing and excellent educational choices from schooling through to higher education. It has often been named as one of the most desirable places to live in the UK

While NHS Tayside deals with over 85,000 admissions every year and has three health and social care partnerships across the region, they also boast one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe. known for their exemplary care.   


Innovation and research are at the forefront of what NHS Tayside stands for. They are proud to have established the first academic health science network in Scotland, jointly supported by the Scottish Government and the University of Dundee. Clinicians are taking the lead to design and provide evidence-based models of care that are safe, accessible, effective and person-centred in the Transforming Tayside programme.

NHS Tayside Vision and Values

NHS Tayside is dedicated to and directed by its vision and values. 


  • Everyone has the best care experience possible


  • Care and Compassion
  • Dignity and Respect
  • Openness, Honesty and Responsibility
  • Quality and Teamwork