Pennine Care Leadership Blog

This blog contains updates from the Executives of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. Twitter: @PennineCareNHS Website: www.penninecare.nhs.uk

Shining a spotlight on our nurses

Tomorrow (12 May) is International Nurses’ Day.  We wanted to take this opportunity to recognise the enormous contribution of our nurses and personally share our gratitude.We are not forgetting other professionals; our allied health professionals, social care staff, doctors, dental colleagues, domestics, support staff and many others all play a vital and valuable role.However, this annual celebration of Florence Nightingale’s birthday is a prime opportunity to shine a spotlight on our nurse… Read More »

A fine balancing act...

The last few weeks have brought into sharp focus just how challenging it is balancing quality and money as we have been finalising contract negotiations with our commissioners and setting budgets for the next year.It’s clear that we’re still facing financial difficulties, with a predicted deficit of around £11m going into the new financial year. However, our Board recognises the need to continue to invest in our services despite this, and have made some key decisions to invest in quality improve… Read More »

Working together to make improvements

As it has been just over six months since I joined Pennine Care, I thought it would be a good opportunity to share my thoughts after a period of listening, talking to staff and taking stock of where we are in conjunction with the Board. I have previously spoken about an independent Well-Led Review in my blog which was commissioned by the Board and took place in January and February. This review looked at several areas including whether we have a credible strategy, our culture, leadership (partic… Read More »

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