Here at Southend Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.
Southend University Hospital is facing many of the same
challenges as trusts up and down the country, and we recognise we
have to make changes to the way we work.
Quality and safety is the thread that runs throughout our
strategic goals placing the needs of our patients at the very heart
of our organisation to ensure that we can continue to provide the
best possible care and outcomes for them.
We know that the best care and clinical outcomes are achieved in
an environment which inspires and promotes research and
This in turn offers us new ways of working to help meet the
financial challenges ahead and we know to fully reach our potential
we will need to work even more closely with our partners across
health and social care to provide fully integrated and responsive
services, whether they are delivered in hospital or in the
We must adapt to take advantage of new opportunities and to meet
the new challenges that face us. Our clinicians and staff are some
of the best in the NHS and we need to ensure they are supported to
flourish and provide the care they want to.
Our ambitions are clear. We want to improve what we do whilst
ensuring we spend money wisely. We want to ensure the safety and
quality of care at all times, and we want to work in a much more
integrated way with our partners who provide health and social care
services in our community.
Our strategic goals
- Excellent patient outcomes
- Excellent patient experience
- Engaged and valued staff
- Financial and operational sustainability
To read more detail about our strategic goals, please
take a look at our five year strategy