Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 11 million people. They offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.
At the heart of all they do is their commitment to ‘perfect care’ – care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. They support their staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. They’re currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services they provide and safely reduce cost as they do so.
Their vision is to strive for perfect, whole-person care that helps people live happier, healthier lives.
Their are committed to delivering the very best possible life-long care in physical health, mental health, learning disabilities and addictions services. They will achieve this through pursuing clinical excellence and whole-person care, involving the people they serve in every aspect of their care and through prevention and early intervention to help people keep well and living well at home for longer.
The care they offer is built on strong relationships, and they will work side-by-side with their staff, other organisations, and with people and communities themselves to activate, innovate and continually improve the prevention, treatment and support they provide. Together, they believe they can exceed expectations of the health, care and wellbeing available to the people they serve.
Their strategic objectives:
Our services: We will combine clinical excellence with prevention and integration in our services to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.
Our people: More people will choose to work at Mersey Care. We will develop a deeper understanding of the people and communities we serve, and patients will have more control over their health.
Our resources: We will use our resources – buildings, IT and money – to enable clinical excellence, prevention and integration in our services.
Our future: We will be a good partner and use our clinical and research expertise to tackle inequalities, improve services and outcomes for our populations.
Where to find Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Living in Prescot
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust is located in Prescot, in the Liverpool City Region. Prescot Museum houses a permanent exhibition about the history of clock- and watch-making in the town, and several temporary exhibitions per year. The Georgian building is now also home to Knowsley Council’s Arts and Events Service.
On the edge of the town is the famous estate of Lord Derby, which includes Knowsley Safari Park. In recent years, a number of cultural and arts events have been established in the town, including the annual 10-day Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts and an annual Elizabethan Fayre.
Trains into Liverpool city centre run every half an hour from Prescot station on Bridge Road. The average journey time to Lime Street is just 23 minutes. Prescot enjoys a varied mix of housing, catering for families and couples alike with a wide section of detached, semi-detached and terraced properties available.