Our Vision, Values and Aims

Our Vision
Our vision is to be recognised as the leading hospital group in the NHS for quality, safety, research, innovation and teaching, dedicated to improving the health of the people of Manchester and beyond and is supported by our 2015 Nursing and Midwifery Strategy.

Strategic Aims
• To Improve the safety and clinical quality of our services
• To improve the experience for the patients, carers and families that we treat
• To develop our specialist services and provide excellent integrated care to our local populations
• To increase the quality and quantity of research and innovation across the Trust, contributing to improving health outcomes
• To providing the best quality assured education and training

Supported by
• Developing our organisation and our workforce
• Remaining financially stable and generating a surplus

Our Values
Over the past two years we have developed our values with our staff and have committed to delivering services in a manner that demonstrates:

• Respect
• Dignity
• Pride
• Compassion
• Consideration
• Empathy

for our patients and towards each other.

These values will be driven by the following commitments:

• Ensuring compassionate and effective leaders at every level through a focussed Leadership strategy.
Delivering the best patient care underpinned by evidenced based practice and leading edge research and innovation activity.
• Developing Effective Communication strategies to engage with our staff and users of our services.
• Developing a culture of Listening and responding recognising when things go wrong and working quickly to put things right.
• Ensuring a culture of being open and honest with staff and people who use our services and holding each other to account for the care we provide.
• Ensuring Ward to Board Accountability to provide assurance to the public, the regulators and commissioners.
• Continue to develop a culture which Celebrates the Achievement of our staff and people who use our services.