Our purpose, vision and values

Our purpose

NHS Kent and Medway exists to improve health and healthcare for the people of Kent and Medway. 

We do this using influence and partnership to lead the NHS to find ambitious, collaborative solutions to long-standing issues and inequalities, driving innovation and transformation

We represent the NHS in Kent and Medway in the national NHS.

Our vision

We are a leader in health, working with our partners, to make Kent and Medway a great place to live and where people lead longer, healthier and happier lives.

NHSKM_Values_Digital version_Master-14.pngCaring for all
We look after each other and our communities

NHSKM_Values_Digital version_Master-15.pngIncluding everyone
We celebrate who we are and our diversity.

NHSKM_Values_Digital version_Master-16.pngBuilding trust
We are empowered to do our roles and respect each other.

NHSKM_Values_Digital version_Master-17.pngDoing what’s right
We are open, honest and welcome challenge.

NHSKM_Values_Digital version_Master-18.pngBeing courageous
We are bold and always want to improve.

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