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Plans for the Future

We are an integrated health, research and teaching hospitals group with a comprehensive range of services, an 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: 

  • To improve patient safety, clinical quality and outcomes
  • To improve the experience for patients, carers and their families
  • To develop single services that build on the best from across all our hospitals
  • To develop our research portfolio and deliver cutting edge care to patients
  • To develop our workforce enabling each member of staff to reach their full potential
  • To achieve financial sustainability

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.