Executive Recruitment

Looking forwards

Second year of the pandemic – and our five year plan

Review of the year 2020/21


Our ambitions have not changed

Recovery and transformation

  • Huge service demand and workforce pressures  
  • Focus on both pandemic recovery phase and stabilising services; and transformation 
  • Partnership working more important than ever – to manage service pressures and make most of our collective resources; and maximise opportunities from emergence of integrated care systems (ICSs) and provider collaboratives 

Our key areas of focus

Services - our priorities

  • Focus on immediate service pressures and stabilise fragile services 
  • Continue service transformation, supported by our developing coproduction practice 
  • Deliver quality strategy 
  • Continue to maximise digital and estates opportunities to enhance services 
  • Value improvement programme

People - our priorities

  • Safe staffing and manageable workloads 
  • Prioritise staff health and wellbeing
  • Develop workforce planning and development framework to support service development and changes in demand

Partnerships - our priorities

Ensure a strong voice for mental health and learning disability within evolving integrated care systems

  • Key partner on mental health partnership board and local system and delivery boards 
  • Work with partners to establish mental health provider collaboratives and lead on key areas of NHS long term plan 
  • Lead provider collaborative for CAMHS across Greater Manchester 
  • Develop existing collaboration work with Greater Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust

Culture - our priorities

  • Develop our clinical strategy, aligned to the Greater Manchester Mental Health strategy 
  • Continue to drive our Just Culture, enhance the profile of Freedom to Speak Up and improve staff experience 
  • Implement leadership strategy to support redesigned organisation 
  • Develop equality, diversity and inclusion strategy, including co-produced actions to address health inequalities: