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Improving lives: an introduction

We strive to improve health and wellbeing and people’s experiences of the NHS. We cherish excellence and professionalism wherever we find it – in the everyday things that make people’s …

Everyone counts: an introduction

We maximise our resources for the benefit of the whole community, and make sure nobody is excluded, discriminated against or left behind. We accept that some people need more help, …

Introduction to the NHS values

When you undertake a programme of study that leads to an academic and professional award, like in nursing or midwifery, you’ll have an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills …

Respect and dignity: an introduction

We value every person – whether patient, their families or carers, or staff – as an individual, respect their aspirations and commitments in life, and seek to understand their priorities, …

Working together for patients: an Introduction

Patients come first in everything we do. We fully involve patients, staff, families, carers, communities, and professionals inside and outside the NHS. We put the needs of patients and communities …