Our vision and values

Our vision: 

We will work with the Barnet population to improve health and well-being.

Our values: 

We are:

  • Courageous and challenging
  • Open and respectful

 We demonstrate:

  •  Leadership and accountability
  • Quality and value 

Strategic priority areas:

Improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities

  • Work effectively in partnership with colleague organisations, members and the local public to maximise the local NHS’s contribution to local health and well-being. We are here to improve    people’s health and reduce health inequalities, promoting parity of esteem, prevention and early intervention in enabling local people to maximise their personal health and well-being.
  • To do the above effectively, we will engage with and strive to understand the needs and wants of local people and communities.

Provide value and live within our means

  • Commission a comprehensive range of health services in ways which are cost-effective and accessible, make the best use of public resources, are responsive to local needs and promote the health and wellbeing of local residents. We are committed to living within our means through the exercise of value-driven, outcomes-based commissioning.

Enhance quality

  • To ensure that the services we commission are evidence-based, accord with best practice and are of a demonstrably high quality. We are committed to enhancing quality, patient safety and patient experience.
  • To enable transformation in service provision, developing local services which enable people to be seen in the most approximate settings by skilled professionals, applying innovation and leading-edge technology where appropriate

 Be excellent

  •  To continually seek improvement in all we do,  welcoming challenge and embracing innovation as a learning organisation
  • To be a good employer and a good place to work, supporting the development of our staff and providing an open, supportive, learning environment. We will look after and develop our workforce
  • To strive to be the best in all we do, promoting the reputation of Barnet CCG as a leading-edge commissioning organisation and a system leader – a commitment to excellence

 Be clinically well-led

  •  To ensure that service delivery and development is informed and shaped by clinicians, acting on behalf of GP members and the local public.

 Strategic objectives: 

  • Strengthening care in community settings for those with long-term conditions/ the frail elderly.
  • Introducing a composite approach to locally commissioned services in support of the above.
  • Local Mental Health services including services for Children and Adolescents and People with Learning Disabilities.
  • Strengthening engagement and communications with member practices and local people/ communities