Our performance and achievements

Our strategic objectives are to:

  1. Deliver high quality, integrated and innovative services that improve outcomes
  2. Ensure meaningful involvement of service users, carers, staff and the wider community
  3. Be a model employer and have a caring, competent and motivated workforce
  4. Maintain and develop robust partnerships with existing and potential new stakeholders
  5. Improve quality of information to improve service delivery, evaluation and planning
  6. Sustain financial viability and deliver value for money
  7. Be recognised as an open, progressive organisation that is about care, well-being and partnership.

How well do we do it?

We are very proud of what the Trust has achieved over many years, and much of this is due to the hard work, commitment and skill of our staff. Recent recognition the Trust has received includes.

  • overall ‘good’ following Care Quality Commission inspection of services in 2015. The report, published in December, shows services were rated ‘outstanding’ for being caring, ‘good’ for being responsive, well-led and effective. Of the 14 core services inspected, inpatient services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism were rated ‘outstanding’ – an extremely rare accomplishment
  • Sheena Cumiskey awarded CEO of the Year, HSJ 2015
  • recognised for the 2nd year running as one of the best places to work in the health service in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Best Places to Work top 100 list 2015
  • won the Value and Improvement in Communication Award for the children and young persons’ website www.mymind.org.uk (Health Service Journal Value in Healthcare Awards 2015) and the Innovative Access to Public Services Award at the iNetwork Innovation Awards, 2014
  • the first Trust to be awarded the Triangle of Care Gold Star Award by the Carers' Trust and one of only four Trusts to hold two stars nationally. Carers Trust, 2015.
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