Vision, values and objectives 


 

  • UCLH strategic and annual objectives 2017/18

  • 1. Provide the highest quality of care within our resources

    • Align all clinical staff to work towards reducing avoidable harm 
    • Improve how we learn from mortality, morbidity and serious incidents to sustain excellent outcomes
    • Improve patient experience
    • Ensure all contact with patients and GPs is timely, accurate and professional including a streamlined booking  process
    • Start implementation of an Electronic Health Record System and successfully implement prerequisite systems
    • Achieve hospital acquired infection targets
  • 2. Improve patient pathways through collaboration with partners

    • Work with system partners to shorten waits for patients in our emergency department and avoid admission where possible
    • Improve our patients’ experience of waiting, both from referral to diagnosis and treatment; and waiting in the building
    • Shorten waiting times at all stages of the pathways for cancer patients
    • Deliver earlier diagnosis for cancer patients across the sector through the Cancer vanguard
    • Deliver phase 4, phase 5, ED and Queen Square development milestones
    • Work with local and specialist STP partners to develop new pathways and support preventative care for our  local patients
  • 3. Support the development of our staff to deliver their potential

    • Improve staff experience
    • Improve the quality of education and development
    • Demonstrate that we are an employer of choice
    • Improve working conditions for junior doctors and other staff in training
    • Collaborate with STP and others to design and develop the future health and care workforce
    • Develop our staff to achieve transformational change
  • 4. Achieve financial sustainability

    • Achieve financial targets including delivery of a £42m cost improvement programme
    • Deliver clinical productivity efficiencies in line with the Carter agenda
    • Take a leading role within the NCL and specialist STPs to support financial objectives
    • Improve management of commercial relationships
    • Achieve value for money from our assets and estate
    • Deliver more efficient use of non-pay resources
  • 5. Generate world-class clinical research

    • Deliver the promises of the Biomedical Research Centre bid
    • Give as many of our patients as possible the opportunity to be part of research trials
    • Progress clinical academic appointments within UCL and other academic partners
    • Work with partners, including HSL, to develop academicallylinked, advanced diagnostics and embed genome testing
    • Improve utilisation of our clinical research facilities
    • Develop and encourage research opportunities for junior doctors, nurses and all other staff across UCLH