Our Vision and Objectives

Our Vision: To work together to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Tower Hamlets.

  • Residents live the healthiest lives possible, especially the most deprived and vulnerable.

  • Children and young people have a great start to life and achieve their full potential.

  • Residents are able to access the health and social care services they need in a timely manner.

  • Residents are satisfied with the health and care services they receive and feel that their needs are being well met.

  • The system exceeds the required national performance standards within the available resources.

Our Mission

Transform people's health and lives in Tower Hamlets, reducing inequalities and reorganising services to match people's needs.

Our Values

  1. We are compassionate
  2. We collaborate
  3. We are inclusive
  4. We are accountable

Our Objectives

  1. Transform health and tackle inequalities

    Achieve better health and wellbeing outcomes for all Tower Hamlets residents, as set out in the THT Outcomes Framework, shaped by local people.
  2. Improve quality of care

    Continue to strengthen service quality in line with national standards, local operational priorities and residents’ views and needs.
  3. Commission and deliver high value services 
    Commission resilient and sustainable services, tackling variation and waste, and ensure the Tower Hamlets pound is spent wisely. 

Our Aims and Principles


  1. Empower people to meet their own needs
  2. Enable people to meet their own aspirations
  3. Improve health, wellbeing and quality of life
  4. Co-produce services and care with people who use them
  5. Simplify the system, make it easier to understand and access
  6. Ensure the right support, in the right place, at the right time - as close to home as possible
  7. Be flexible and responsive to meet personal needs, wishes and outcomes
  8. Deliver value for money, making best use of resources across the system.
  9. Develop self-supporting, thriving communities



  1. All money is public money and that all staff work for the benefit of Tower Hamlets residents
  2. Every penny counts, and there is no duplication of services between different agencies
  3. Services meet the identified needs of Tower Hamlets residents
  4. THT will review and reorganise services and budgets where necessary to ensure that it achieves the maximum health and care improvements from its collective resources
  5. Assume there is no new investment due to national policies - and budgets will reduce
  6. Partnership working through THT is 'how we do business' in Tower Hamlets

Our Vanguard Journey: Tower Hamlets Together


The Tower Hamlets population has a much lower healthy life expectancy than the national average and many health challenges. This video shows how the Tower Hamlets Together Vanguard helped to transform the way we deliver care to benefit patients through working together across health and social care.

Are you a Tower Hamlets resident? We would love to hear from you!

If you have any feedback regarding our services, or suggestions of ideas and initiatives that may improve the healthcare and wellbeing of people in Tower Hamlets, please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.