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​Trust ​Strategy

Our Mission

Outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them.

Our Vision

Dorset County Hospital, working with our health and social care partners, will be at the heart of improving the wellbeing of our communities.​

Our Strategic Objectives

Outstanding – delivering outstanding services every day
We will be one of the very best performing trusts in the country, delivering outstanding services for our patients.

Integrated - joining up our services
We will drive forward more joined up patient pathways, particularly working more closely with and supporting GPs.

Collaborative - working with our patients and partners
We will work with all our partners across Dorset to co-design and deliver efficient and sustainable patient-centred, outcome-focussed services.

Enabling - empowering staff
We will engage with our staff to ensure our workforce is empowered and fit for the future.

Sustainable - productive, effective and efficient
We will ensure we are productive, effective and efficient in all that we do to achieve long-term financial sustainability.​

More Information

Please click here​ to access a leaflet which outlines more details about our strategy.

Trust Strategy in Action

This series of videos explains more about how we are making our strategy a reality.

Dorset's Integrated Care System
Dorset County Hospital Chief Executive Patricia Miller explains Dorset's Integrated Care System

Mid Dorset Integrated Hub
Dorset County Hospital's Head of Transformation and Performance Improvement Sarah Knight talks about the benefits of the Mid Dorset Integrated Hub and plans for the future

Developing Clinical Networks
Dorset County Hospital's Chief Operating Officer Julie Pearce explains the work going on to develop clinical networks across the county

Digital Patient Record
Dorset County Hospital's Chief Clinical Information Officer Dr Nick Hateboer talks about the development and benefits of the Digital Patient Record

Transforming Diabetes Care
Diabetes Transformation Project Lead Paul Lewis talks about the work going on to improve diabetes care throughout the county​