Vision, mission and values

As part of the Women and Newborn Health Service (WNHS) and the wider North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) hospital and health services network, King Edward Memorial Hospital shares both the NMHS and WNHS Vision, Mission and Values.

NMHS

Our Vision

A trusted partner, delivering excellent health care for our people and our communities.

Our Mission

To promote and improve the health of our people and our communities.

Our Values

 

Our Values Organisational Behaviour Our Individual Behaviour
Care icon Care We show empathy, kindness and compassion to all.
  • Caring for our patients as well as each other
  • Offering help and support when needed
  • Taking care of my own health while also looking out for the safety and wellbeing of others
Respect icon Respect We are inclusive of others and treat everyone with courtesy and dignity.
  • Acknowledging the different beliefs, culture, views and circumstances of others
  • Communicating with honesty and openness, and listening without judgement
  • Trusting others' ability and empowering them accordingly
Innovation icon Innovation We strive for excellence and are courageous when exploring possibilities for our future.
  • Constantly seeking better and more sustainable ways to work
  • Being proactive in identifying opportunities and proposing solutions for improvement
  • Continuing to learn, encouraging research, and keeping up to date with new developments and best practice.
Teamwork icon Teamwork We work together as one team in a spirit of trust and cooperation.
  • Listening to, respecting and valuing the roles and contributions of others
  • Fostering cooperation and joint problem solving through open communication and collaboration
  • Sharing a sense of pride in achievements and celebrating success
Integrity icon Integrity We are honest and accountable and deliver as promised.
  • Being genuine, reliable and trustworthy, and treating others equitably
  • Taking responsibility for my actions, behaviour and decisions
  • Being professional and leading by example
WNHS

Our Vision 

Excellence in healthcare for women, infants and their families.

Our Mission 

To improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing of women, infants and their families.

Our Values 

Care, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork and Integrity

Strategies 

  1. Clinical excellence and improved health care outcomes.
  2. Centres of excellence. 
  3. Engage carers, consumers, clinicians and community.
  4. Effective supports to enable best practice, next generation care. 
  5. Enable and empower our people.