About this blog.

This blog is an insight into life at CPFT and all the wonderful work we are doing with members of the community to help people who really need our services. for more information please visit our website here. We will be featuring guest bloggers, as well as updating this weekly with new stories from around the trust.

About Us

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is a health and social care organisation, providing integrated community, mental health and learning disability services, across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, and children’s community services in Peterborough.

We support around 100,000 people each year and employ more than 3,400 staff. Our largest bases are at the Cavell Centre, Peterborough, and Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge, but our staff are based in over 90 locations.

We are a University of Cambridge Teaching Trust and member of Cambridge University Health Partners, working together with the University of Cambridge Clinical School.

For more details on the services we provide please click here.

Our mission

Our mission is to put people in control of their care. We will maximise life opportunities for individuals and their families by enabling them to look beyond their limitations to achieve their goals and aspiration. In other words:

‘To offer people the best help to do the best for themselves’

Our values – PRIDE

Professionalism – We will maintain the highest standards and develop ourselves and others…by demonstrating compassion and showing care, honesty and flexibility
Respect  We will create positive relationships…by being kind, open and collaborative
Innovation –  We are forward thinking, research focused and effective…by using evidence to shape the way we work
Dignity – We will treat you as an individual… by taking the time to hear, listen and understand
Empowerment – We will support you…by enabling you to make effective, informed decisions and to build your resilience and independence

Our vision

We want to give those people who need our services the best possible chance to live a full and happy life, despite their condition or circumstances.

Recovery – we will adopt the principle in all our services of empowering patients to achieve independence and the best possible life changes removing dependence and giving them and their families (in the case of children) control over their care.

Integration – we will work closely with providers along pathways to deliver integrated person-centered care and support to local people close to their homes, principally in non-institutional settings. We will integrate with key partners to improve efficiency and effectiveness and simplify access.

Specialist services – we are one of England’s leading providers of key specialist mental health services with particular expertise in eating disorders, children and young people’s mental health, autistic spectrum disorders and female personality disorders.

All of the above will be supported by our IT and estates strategies.