Objectives, values and strategy

Our values

Safe - we put safety above everything else
  • keep patients, service users and staff safe
  • take personal responsibility
  • deliver high quality care
  • listen, value and support our staff
Effective - we will do the right thing at the right time
  • proactively seek to make improvements
  • work in partnership
  • deliver evidence based care
  • engage and involve
Compassionate - we offer compassionate care to everyone
  • friendly, helpful and courteous
  • sensitive to individual needs
  • respect privacy, dignity, diversity and choice
  • offer care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones
Trusted - we will be open and honest
  • treat everyone with openness, honesty and respect
  • decisions driven by our local communities and a public service ethos
  • commitment to excellence
  • maintain professional standards

Our objectives for 2016/17

Public and Patient Engagement

  • Improve engagement opportunities – focus on self-care principles, dementia care and reduction in falls
  • Redesign our services to support more care outside of hospitals
  • Make wellbeing and health at the core of everything we do

Workforce and Leadership

  • Improve the health and wellbeing of our workforce
  • Strengthen our leadership capability (e.g. buddy arrangements with other Trusts)
  • Adopt and embed lean processes

Service Development

  • Open Stratford Hospital and plan next phase
  • Develop maternity services – midwifery led unit
  • Encourage the application of technology


  • Create a new model of care with primary care partners
  • Integrate reablement and Community Emergency Response Team
  • With partners improve the quality of care pathways


  • Develop our commercial capabilities to maximise non-NHS opportunities
  • Embed Service Line Reporting and Information Management
  • Agree a 5 year local health economy Sustainability and Transformation Plan

Download our strategy and objectives for 2016/17