Social value

Mrs M Gill made this Freedom of Information request to Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

More hospitals and organisations are now focusing on delivering social value in their day to day. What is your position on this and how important is social value to your hospital?

Do you have a Social Value strategy, and if so, could you please share a copy of this?

What are the top social value priorities for each area of your hospital? Please rank the below in order of importance and add any other which are important to you
• Waste reduction
• Carbon footprint reduction
• Local sourcing
• Employee wellbeing
• Healthy lifestyle
• Social mobility
• Skills development
• Charity support and fundraising
• Other
What are the key commitments for your hospital over the coming year?

What are your social value priorities with regards to your staff (health and wellbeing, obesity, social mobility, equality and diversity etc.)? What actions are you planning to take to support the delivery of these priorities?

What are your social value priorities with regards to the environment (waste, reduction in carbon footprint, sustainability, reduction in SUP etc.)? What actions are you planning to take to support the delivery of these priorities?

What are your social value priorities with regards to the care of your patients?

Thank you in advance for your time in responding to this request.

Yours faithfully,

Mrs M Gill