Caring Together is the strategy that guides in the way we make decisions at Sheffield Children’s, to help us achieve our purpose of: providing a healthier future for children and young people.
Our aims are ‘what we will achieve’. Here’s what we mean by each aim:
Provide high quality patient experience and outcomes
Maintain patient safety and quality of care at of the core of all we do
Strive for continuous improvement
Consistent, high standards of care is evidenced everywhere
Parity of esteem for physical and mental health
We embed learning from failure into future practice
Collaboration and engagement with patients and their families
We provide education to professionals and families
Develop new models of care across physical and mental health
Collaboration with our partners in areas of shared care
Provide suitable environments for patients and carers
Empower motivated and compassionate staff
We want staff to rate Sheffield Children’s as a great place to work
We will create a culture exists that promotes and embeds the Trust values
Staff will want to work with us and stay working with us
All staff have clear objectives which are aligned to Trust aims and values
Increased clinical leadership throughout the Trust
Strengthened leadership capacity and capability across all staff groups
Effective and dynamic teamwork
Fair and consistent staff management
Diversity is promoted and celebrated
Lead improvements in paediatric care
National leadership in developing children’s services
As specialists, advocate for children and young people
Co-production of workforce solutions with others
Collaboration with other providers and systems to deliver sustainable care
A leading role in the future of paediatric provision beyond Sheffield
National leadership in developing clinical guidelines
Build clinical and financial sustainability
Stewardship of NHS money
Ensure value for money and spending it wisely
Understand our core business and shore up specialist services
Marketing our services and expertise to others
Ensuring that we are paid for everything we do
Realisation of the benefits of the new ward extension
An IT and Estates infrastructure that will meet future service need
Actively working with others including the Children’s Alliance and The Children’s Hospital Charity
Discover new ways to improve children’s health
Patients benefit from accessing latest treatments
Lead in the development of novel diagnostics and therapies
Maximise the development and evaluation of technology
Support and develop collaborations between clinicians, academics and industry
National leadership in research in children’s healthcare
Support growth areas in paediatric sub-specialty research
Develop a research portfolio in community and mental health
Sheffield Children’s Values
These aims are underpinned by our values – this is ‘who we are’:
Committed to Excellence We are always seeking to improve the way we work and deliver a high quality standard of care.
We are open to new ideas, through innovation, research, education – nationally and internationally.
Accountability We create a supportive working environment where everyone take responsibilities for their own actions.
Compassion We show empathy and understanding, treating everyone with dignity and courtesy.
We respect each other and those we care for.
Teamwork We work together with and for our patients and their families.
We work to the best of our ability and take pride in our achievements.
Integrity We value differences and treat everyone with a fair and consistent approach.
We take an open, honest and ethical approach.