And with such a huge healthcare operation, there are plenty of mind-blowing statistics that go alongside it - here are just some of them.
5. There are an average of 1,800 births each year
6. 100,000 vaccinations are provided by the Childhood Immunisation Team each year
7. There are 35,000 inpatient admissions in a year, including day cases
8. 150,000 items are dispensed by the pharmacy in a year