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Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS

 

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
 

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Latest News

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Celebrating the past, present and future of the NHS

On Tuesday 3rd July Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals staff and volunteers were joined by special guests to bury a time capsule as part of the celebrations for the 70th birthday of the NHS.

 

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High Sheriff Visits St Peter’s Hospital

On Tuesday 25th June the High Sheriff of Surrey, Mr Jim Glover, paid a special visit to St Peter's Hospital in Surrey to learn more about the Trust's partnership with Surrey County Council's Family Services; particularly the carpentry projects undertaken by young people referred to Surrey Family Services, to make items for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and stroke rehabilitation service.

 

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A special careers event for armed forces personnel

As a strong supporter of the 'Step into Health' initiative - which connects employers in the NHS to people from the armed forces community - and to celebrate Armed Services Week, Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals is holding a special careers event aimed specifically at armed forces personnel who are looking to transfer to alternative careers.

 

Suzanne's Message

Respect at work

I wanted to talk to you this week about some great work we are doing to ensure that the principles of inclusion and diversity are embedded into everything that we do, and stand for, underpinned by our vision, mission, aims and values (4Ps) outlined in our new strategy ... read this week's message