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Vision, mission and values

The county hospital

Our vision

“To improve the health and well being of the people we serve in Herefordshire and the surrounding areas”.

Our mission

“To provide a quality of care we would want for ourselves, our families and friends”.


Which means:-        

right care

Our values

Our Trust's values are so important to the way we work every day, we're really keen to hear from candidates who share our values and will demonstrate them when joining our team.  


  • We will support patients and ensure that they are cared for with compassion 


  • We will act with integrity, assuming responsibility for our actions and decisions 


  • We will treat every individual in a non-judgemental manner, ensuring privacy, fairness and confidentiality


  • We will challenge ourselves to do better and strive for excellence

Trust strategic objectives 2020/21


Quality improvement

  • Continuously improve the quality of care for patients with dementia and learning disabilities
  • Improve patient safety through increased compliance with standards and learning from incidents
  • Work with system partners to restore and recover services in a way that values our patients’ time and keeps them safe
  • Improve the quality of life for patients in their last 1000 days by implementing our End of Life Strategy and delivering compassionate care*


  • Implement revised operational capacity plans that deliver safe elective, emergency and critical care *
  • Improve our safety and efficiency by implementing our Digital Strategy; Phase II e-Records, e-Prescribing and e-Rostering *
  • Play our part in tackling climate change by delivering our Sustainability Strategy

Workforce and leadership

  • Meet our future staff needs by delivering our Workforce Strategy, implementing detailed plans for each division to recruit, train and retain staff
  • Improve staff wellbeing and experience by delivering focussed improvements based on staff feedback *
  • Empower our staff by further developing our leaders and strengthening our governance structures


  • Care for more people closer to home by integrating our services with our One Herefordshire partners, including the primary care networks *
  • Support our communities to prevent ill health, working in partnership with primary care and as an active Talk Communities partner *
  • Prepare the organisation to hold the alliance contract for Herefordshire’s services from 2021/22

 * Group wide objectives







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