Our vision, mission and strategic objectives


Our vision

An outstanding membership organisation and trade association for all NHS providers, unrivalled in the influence, voice and support we offer our members.

Our mission

To enable high quality care for patients and service users, and a reduction in health inequalities, by supporting members to work collaboratively within and across local health and care systems.


Our strategic objectives



To shape the environment and culture in which our members operate – with a dedicated focus on finances, quality, workforce, governance, regulation, digital transformation, integration and system working.


To be the collective voice of NHS providers working in local systems, reflecting the diversity of our membership, and championing their interests in the media, government, the NHS and wider health and care community.


To help our members and their local system partners drive improvement and innovation through effective, shared development, support and learning.


Excellent organisation

To provide outstanding value for money to our members, create a supportive environment for staff and continually improve, driven by our values.