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Our Vision

To be one of the best healthcare Trusts in the country.

 

 

Our Strategic Objectives

  1. Achieve the highest standards of quality
  2. Develop a high performing workforce
  3. Deliver our clinical strategy
  4. Improve productivity and efficiency
 

 

Patients First

  • Care - Ensuring that basic needs are always met
     
  • Compassion - Putting yourself in others’ shoes – you could be the only word of kindness that person receives all day
     
  • Communication - Introducing yourself, listening, explaining clearly what is happening and making sure that you have been understood
     
  • Humility - Apologising and being open when things have gone wrong
 

 

Personal Responsibility

  • Commitment - Performing your duties to the best of your ability and always being punctual and prepared
     
  • Self-awareness - Treating people as you would like to be treated, remembering that the little things often make the biggest difference
     
  • Open-mindedness - Continuously listening, learning and improving
     
  • Courage - Believing in yourself and your contribution, and having the confidence to speak up and speak the truth
 

 

Passion for Excellence

  • Positivity - Striving to be the best you can
     
  • Insight - Having an in depth understanding of your day to day practices and the impact they have on others
     
  • Initiative - Taking a proactive approach, and prioritising
     
  • Innovation - Seeking out new ideas and finding ways to put them into practice
 

 

Pride in our Team

  • Constructiveness - Treating one another with dignity, intelligence and respect
     
  • Selflessness - In your work, prioritising the needs of your patients, teams and organisation ahead of your own
     
  • Collaboration - Building positive relationships based on listening and sharing information, knowledge and skills, as well as workload, to further team and organisational goals
     
  • Integrity - Being honest and delivering what you promise or making others aware if you are unable to deliver

 

Latest News

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Spelthorne buys hospital trust’s surplus car park for housing

Spelthorne Borough Council has announced the purchase of a surplus car park on the site of Ashford Hospital's old incinerator with the aim of developing the land for much needed housing.

 

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Relaunch of the Footsteps Pathway

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St Peter’s Hospital are relaunching the Footsteps Pathway, and in line with the NICU philosophy of family centred care and working in partnership with parents, we are providing an accessible and easy to use resource pack.

 

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Trust research recognised

On Friday 22nd February 2019, Chief Executives of NHS Trusts, researchers and patients came together to celebrate the excellent health and social care research taking place within the region at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) Kent, Surrey and Sussex Awards.

 

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Introducing the Junior Doctors Assistants

It’s been over 20 years since the first Medical Support Workers were employed at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals to assist Junior Doctors. The role was created in order to aid Junior Doctors of some of their administrative duties and enable them to spend more time on the wards ensuring that patients are seen quickly and that follow up care is organised efficiently.

 

The Weekly Message

Your Trust, Your Voice

elcome to my message this week. Now you'll have noticed this is different. Normally we either write a message or we video a message. But this time we're trying something different - a podcast. So if I might I wanted to speak for a few moments around our recently published staff survey results ... listen to this week's message