Our values

Our values define who we are, underpin how we behave and guide the decisions we make.

Our values help us to achieve our vision of a healthier population supported by high-quality health and care services that benefit everyone.

Our values make us

We are respectful

  • We build respectful relationships based on trust, empathy and equality.
  • We demonstrate trust, respect and fairness at all levels within our organisation and wider community.
  • We create a respectful environment and culture for people to thrive in.

We are inclusive

  • We are authentic as individuals and as an organisation.
  • We are committed to being an inclusive and welcoming employer–we do this by having an inclusive and transparent interviewing processes.
  • We recognise individual’s diversity of views and their values. And we listen with respect and acknowledge other opinions.
  • We are an organisation that encourages different ideas, strengths, interests and experiences.

We are bold

  • We speak honestly for our members and lead on their behalf.
  • We encourage and support staff to feel confident in expressing themselves and having difficult conversations.
  • We are ambitious, innovative and creative in what we do and how we do it.

We are collaborative

  • We work together to achieve our goals.
  • We are a diverse organisation with a diverse membership and recognise and value each other.
  • We proactively seek opportunities to work with others to empower, enable and support the whole health system.

We act with integrity

  • We recognise, value and appreciate difference.
  • We create a culture of trust.
  • We are proud of the work we do.
  • We do what’s right, not what’s easy.