The meeting received the Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Strategy for 2018-2021, outlining the vision, aims and objectives of the Trust over that period. The document outlined what the Strategy would mean for patients, partners and the people who work for the Trust, together with a range of performance initiatives over the period. The meeting also received a Clinical Strategy for 2018-2021 to develop services consistent with the vision, and the People’s Strategy 2018-2021 to ensure that employees had the necessary knowledge, skills, experience and attitudes to deliver outstanding health care.
The meeting noted a particular focus on understanding the reasons for the high levels of hospital admissions in Barnsley and to work with partners on preventative measures to avoid admissions in the first place. The meeting noted the work of the Urgent Care Board in driving this analysis to identify what interventions would have the biggest impact.
AGREED that the Trust Strategy for 2018-2021 be received.