Our values and vision

As a Trust we are guided in everything we do by our values, vision and strategic objectives…

Our vision:

  • Healthier together – delivering exceptional healthcare for all

Our values:

  • We always put the patient first.
  • Everyone counts – we treat each other with courtesy, honest, respect and dignity.
  • Committed to quality and continuously improving patient experience.
  • Always caring and compassionate.
  • Responsible and accountable for our actions – taking pride in our work.
  • Encouraging and valuing our diverse staff and rewarding ability and innovation.

The DBTH Way

Developed with input from colleagues across the Trust, this framework sits alongside our We Care values to define our expectations of one another, strengthen our commitment to providing exceptional care as well as ensuring colleagues have the very best working experience.

We are:

  • Kind
  • Inclusive
  • Person centred
  • Empowering
  • Accountable
  • Collaborative

We show:

  • Attentive listening
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Courage and positivity

Our equality, diversity and inclusion statement:

As an organisation we will not tolerate any form of discrimination, victimisation, harassment, bullying or unfair treatment on the grounds of a person’s: Age, disability, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race including nationality, ethnic and cultural origin, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation – or any other protected characteristic.

Our priority statements

  • Patients: We deliver safe, exceptional, person-centred care.
  • People: We are supportive, positive, and welcoming.
  • Partnership: We work together to enhance our services with clear goals for our communities.
  • Pounds: We are efficient and spend public money wisely.

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