Clinical Services Strategy
Doctors, nurses and support staff working across all services in our hospitals in Worcester, Kidderminster and Redditch have been working hard to describe where and how they want their services to be set up and delivered in five years’ time to ensure they are providing the safest and best quality of care as possible for you and our local communities.
This work will come together as our ‘Clinical Services Strategy’, and will form an integral part of our Trust’s overall strategy for the future.
So far, there have been a number of consistent themes that have emerged. Everyone is clear that we need to prepare for an increasing, ageing population which will impact on the demand for emergency and planned care. We also want and need to provide services to our patients in different ways, using technological and digital advances to provide care at a time and place that is convenient to you. We also know that we have to use our sites and our people in the best way that we can, and work with our partners to support more out of hospital care. There’s also ambition to expand advanced practice roles for nurses and introduce new non-medical roles; develop more apprenticeship routes and support leadership development for clinical staff.
Teams are also concentrating on how we will ensure services sensitively manage the needs of an ageing population who are growing increasingly frail, and the key things we need to do to ensure services are sustainable longer term.
But most importantly we need patients and service users involved in shaping our plans so that we can fulfil our purpose of putting patients first.