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Plans for the Future

We are an integrated health, teaching, research & innovation hospitals group with a comprehensive range of services, extensive research portfolio and state-of-the-art facilities. 

Our Vision is:

To be recognised internationally as leading healthcare; excelling in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching; dedicated to improving health and well-being for our diverse population


Our organisational values underpin everything we do and we recognise how important the right attitude and behaviours are to delivering a positive patient and staff experience. 

Our core Values are:

Pride, Respect, Empathy, Consideration, Compassion and Dignity.


Our Vision is underpinned by a series of more specific strategic aims:

  • Improving the safety and clinical quality of our services
  • Improving the experience for patients, carers and their families
  • Developing our specialist services and, with our partners in health and social care, leading on the development and implementation of integrated care
  • Providing our patients with cutting edge care through applied research and innovation to deliver improved safety, clinical quality and a patient centred approach to our services
  • Providing the best quality assured education and training for our staff
  • Developing our organisation, supporting the well-being of our workforce and enabling each member of staff to reach their full potential
  • Remaining financially stable.

Our Forward Plans

Each year our Trust develops its forward plans which set out how we will continue to deliver and improve our services over the coming years with all of our planning being geared around delivering our Vision.  Further information in relation to our plans for the future can be found on Our Forward Plan - Tell Us Your Views webpage.