• What are the biggest challenges which have faced the trust in the past few years?
  • Describe the financial sustainability of the trust and provide relevant detail in the supporting evidence.
  • What are the staffing challenges including retention, well-being, inclusion and representation?
  • What are the cultural challenges including staff concerns, sharing of best practice and diversity?
  • Describe the focus on safety and clinical excellence.
  • What is the vision for the trust? How is the trust facing these challenges?
  • Provide supporting evidence with referenced information.


  • How is the vision being achieved?
  • Provide information on value for money management of the NHS pound and describe the impact on patient outcomes using an example in the supporting information.
  • Describe performance against targets.
  • What initiatives are in place to improve staff well being and what are the results?
  • Reference staff surveys and testimonial evidence with positive results of initiatives which drive representation and inclusion.
  • How does the trust improve patient safety? Include a description of how a positive and learning culture contributes to safety.
  • How do partnerships, collaborations and integrated care initiatives contribute toward care excellence at the trust?
  • Briefly describe a single initiative which represents achievement of the trust’s vision in the supporting material.


  • How does the trust work with other healthcare organisations to spread best practice learning?
  • Describe an initiative with supporting evidence that demonstrates the trust’s efforts to share improvements and what that has achieved.


  • How does the trust approach patient experience and provide services which meet expectations?
  • Describe service initiatives designed to improve efficiency and reduce variation enabling a better quality of care for patients.


  • How does the trust engage with its staff? What efforts are made to involve staff in the vision for the trust?
  • Describe initiatives which create well-being and satisfaction in the workforce
  • Provide specifics on initiatives which focus on culture, participation and representation.
  • Describe initiatives with other organisations providing health and care including integrated services, partnerships and local government.
  • How does the trust engage with patients and how are the involved with the vision for the trust?

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