The Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust strategic objectives are to become a leading UK teaching hospital, to be the provider of choice for local patients and the provider of specialist and tertiary services for the wider population of Sussex. The Trust will continuously improve secondary care services, develop trauma services, further develop tertiary services and enhance teaching and research - The 3Ts Strategy.
To achieve its vision the Trust plans to become a Foundation Trust, enabling it to invest in innovative local patient services, and to improve the financial and information capacity of the Trust. The Trust recognises that modern clinical and business IM&T is a vital and integral part of its overall healthcare activities and not just a support service.
The Trust therefore intends to be at the forefront, both locally and nationally in this respect. The Health Informatics Strategy sets out a clear direction for investment and supports the strategic direction of the Trust. Over 40 strategic steps, outlined below, address current weaknesses and take innovative opportunities to improve the Trust’s Health Informatics Service.