Mission and values

Our mission is to be the leading international centre in the care and treatment of eye disorders, driven by excellence in research and education.

Our values drive the approach we take to delivering our strategy and how we will develop our organisation.  They build on the principles within the NHS constitution but reflect our philosophy:

  • We strive to give people the best possible visual health so that they can live their lives to the full
  • We put patients at the centre of everything we do by treating everyone with respect and compassion
  • We undertake to use our resources effectively and efficiently to deliver high-quality care
  • We seek to build on our pioneering legacy by leading innovations in eye health
  • We recognise the worth of our staff by providing rewarding careers and supporting personal and professional development
  • We aim to provide seamless care through professional team working and strong innovative partnerships
  • We are committed to acting responsibly and being held accountable for all we do