Our goal, purpose, values and behaviours

Our goal as an organisation is to lead and support delivery of the four Integrated Care System (ICS) aims across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin:

  • Improving outcomes in population health and healthcare
  • Tackling inequalities in outcomes, experience and access
  • Enhancing productivity and value for money
  • Helping the NHS to support broader social and economic development

Our purpose reflects our roles through the lenses of Strategic Commissioner, System Convenor, System Oversight and as a System Partner:

Strategic Commissioner

  • commissioning of health and care services to reduce the health inequalities that exist
  • leading engagement with local communities and all our staff to shape how services are developed
  • commissioning of healthcare to improve outcomes for local people through prevention and effective intervention

System Convenor

  • leading on the development of system-level strategies and plans to transform health and care services across our system
  • focussing on effective joint working arrangements with all partners

System Assurance

  • providing the first line of oversight of health providers across our ICS
  • adding value and focus on improving the experience of local people

System Partner

  • playing an influential role in the development of strategic solutions that are implemented with partners
  • focussing on reducing duplication and improving collaboration
  • playing an active role as a local employer and anchor institution* to support the local economy

Our Values

We undertake our unique role in the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin health and care system with compassion, respect, drive, and integrity. This means that we value diverse contributions, drawing on the expertise and experience of local people, staff, and partners, alongside high-quality intelligence to make choices which best serve the people of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. You can expect to see and experience:

Our Behaviours

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Page last updated 8 July 2024