Our vision

Our vision is of a health and care system that has excellent care at the heart of the community.

We are the specialist provider of community health and care services to the people of West Sussex, Brighton & Hove and High Weald Lewes Havens area of East Sussex. Every day our expert teams provide medical, nursing and therapeutic care to more than 8,000 people.

Across the age range, we care for some of the most vulnerable people in our communities, from our health visitors caring for babies and young children through to our multi-disciplinary community teams caring for the frail elderly and people at the end of their lives.

In all we do – and in our ambitions to achieve the very best for the people we serve - our work is driven by our vision of excellent care at the heart of the community.

To achieve our vision we want to raise awareness of the value and range of what we do and develop a reputation for excellence and innovation so that no one can doubt the central role that community healthcare services play in the local NHS.

We are taking forward our ambitions for our public and patients through a transformation strategy which focuses on quality improvement and assurance to deliver increased productivity and cost efficiencies.

This strategy - driven by our vision and values - with our quality and clinical care strategies at its core, is informed by national and local strategic drivers and supported by a comprehensive range of clinical and corporate strategies.

The aim is to deliver ‘the right services to the right people, in the right place, by the right people and at the right time, quality and cost’ by ensuring that the organisation has in place the right strategies, structures, systems, staff and skills, underpinned by shared values.

Our core values

To realise our vision we will remain true to our core values:

  • Compassionate care.
  • Working together.
  • Achieving ambitions.
  • Delivering excellence.

Our strategic goals

Our vision of excellent care at the heart of the community points to where we want to get to, and what we want to be. To move us in this direction, the trust board has set three strategic goals. These explain what we need to do to achieve our vision:

  • We will provide excellent care every time to reinforce wellbeing and independence.
  • Working with our partners we will personalise services for the individual.
  • We will be a strong sustainable business, grounded in our communities and led by excellent staff.

Our Three-year Trust strategy

Our strategy document covering 2019-2022 describes how we will deliver more joined up and coordinated care, with an increasing focus on population health and local partnerships,whilst always placing patients, children,families and carers at the centre of what we do.

Our other strategies

View our strategies and Trust reports.