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4. Corporate information

Barts and The London NHS Trust produces a wide range of published information.

Specific Trust publications include:

Annual Report – includes the Trust’s mission statement, financial reports, summary of achievements and developments over the previous 12 months, on-going and planned developments and objectives for the year ahead. Since 2003/04, the annual report has also incorporated the Trust’s Clinical Governance Annual Report.

Pathfinder  Clinical Strategy 2004-09 - the Trust’s clinical strategy, Pathfinder, was published in July 2004.  It sets out the strategic framework for delivering excellence in clinical quality, the patient experience, service efficiency and in teaching and research.

Summary Annual Plan – a summary of key objectives for the year ahead.

Capital development proposals – the Trust has embarked on a major redevelopment programme to provide a new hospital at The Royal London Hospital and a Cardiac and Cancer Centre of Excellence at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.  A newsletter with information about the new hospitals redevelopment programme - Redevelopment Link - is published at key stages in the programme. Further information about the development is available on the Trust website. 

www.bartsandthelondon.nhs.uk/forpatients/– information for patients to our hospitals – separate leaflets exist for inpatients and outpatients for each of the hospitals in the Trust.

The Link – bi-monthly newspaper for Trust staff.

Bulletin – weekly e-mail bulletin for Trust staff.

Primary Care Link – monthly newsletter for local GPs and other primary care colleagues.

Consultant Link – monthly email newsletter for Consultants.

Trust Board papers – agendas, minutes and copies of papers for Trust Board meetings held in public.

Website - wide range of information about the Trust, with discrete sections for specific audience groups

Publications that are listed but not available on the Trust’s website can be requested from the Publication Scheme Co-ordinator.

Please note: Some information that is of a personal and confidential nature or otherwise exempt under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or Data Protection Act 1998 may be excluded, as will any other confidential material. This includes material relating to the health and safety of specific individuals, as to law enforcement or criminal or regulatory enforcement or audit issues may also be excluded from publication. There may be circumstances where material cannot be released because the appropriate officer of the Trust has taken the view that it may be prejudicial to the conduct of public affairs.