NHS Blackburn with Darwen CCG

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Our mission, values and aims

Mission

The CCG’s vision is;

to deliver effective, efficient, high quality, safe, integrated care. This will improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Blackburn with Darwen and help people live better for longer, reducing health inequalities and improving outcomes in the borough’.

The group will promote good governance and proper stewardship of public resources in pursuance of its goals and in meeting its statutory duties.

Values

Good corporate governance arrangements are critical to achieving the group’s objectives. Our values which lie at the heart of our work have helped us identify our central goals and mean we are determined that;

We will improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for patients and the local population.

  • We will promote co-operation and integration before competition and fragmentation.
  • We will ensure GP Leadership is the central force to effect change and improvement.
  • We will develop transparency and trust to ensure positive relationships.
  • We will be a “can-do”, innovative organisation, looking for solutions rather than problems.
  • We will plan and redesign services be guided by “needs” rather than “wants” using the     “principles of commissioning”
  • We will maintain financial balance and stability within the whole health economy.
  • We will promote empowerment (i.e. engagement, involvement and choice) for everyone; to go   hand-in-hand with responsibility and accountability.
  • We will endeavour to support the local economy in our commissioning plans where appropriate.
  • We will strive for high quality and efficiency.
  • We will develop a workforce that feels valued, motivated and inspired with high morale. This will be achieved through: involvement, engagement,empowerment and accountability. We will also continually   develop our workforce at all levels.
  • We will be outcome driven not process driven.
  • We will develop and expand primary care (inclusive of all care outside an acute care environment) and in particular community orientated primary care.
  • We will support colleagues to say no where appropriate.

Aims

The aim of the Blackburn with Darwen CCG is to;

Act as a body that will discharge commissioning responsibility on behalf of its members.