Our values and vision

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

Our vision:

To be the safest Trust in England, outstanding in all that we do

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.

Strategic Objectives

  • Patients: Work with patients to continue to develop accessible, high quality and responsive services.
  • People: As a Teaching Hospital we are committed to continuously developing the skills, innovation and leadership of our staff to provide high quality, efficient and effective care.
  • Performance: We will ensure our services are high performing, developing and enhancing elective care facilities at Bassetlaw Hospital and Montagu Hospital and ensuring the appropriate capacity for increasing specialist and emergency care at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
  • Partners: We will increase partnership working to benefit people and communities.
  • Prevention: Support the development of enhanced community based services, prevention and self-care.
  • Quality Improvement: Working together using methods, tools, data measurement, curiosity and an open mindset to make improvements in healthcare (Health Foundation).

Our ‘True North’

  • To provide outstanding care and improve patient experience
  • Everybody knows their role in achieving the vision
  • Feedback from colleagues and learners is in the top 10% in the UK
  • The Trust is in recurrent surplus to invest in improving patient care

Our ‘Breakthrough Objectives’

  • Maintain and improve CQC ratings by achieving improvements in quality and outcomes.
  • Ensure Divisions and Directorates have the capacity, capability and support to deliver our 2023/24 objectives.
  • Demonstrate Trust-wide cultivation of an inclusive, caring and kind culture to ultimately drive improvement in patient and colleague feedback.
  • Demonstrate clear improvements in efficiency and effectiveness to achieve our financial control totals.

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