8 years on and going strong
31 May, 2018
Health and care provider City Health Care Partnership CIC is celebrating eight years in business on 1 June. From its beginnings as a ‘spin-out’ during the restructuring of the NHS to a flourishing, innovative and forward-thinking company providing high quality care to people in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and across the Pennines, CHCP has come a long way.
Chief Executive Andrew Burnell, who has been at CHCP CIC since its inception and overseen its growth and success, praises colleagues for the company’s continued progress. He says, “The commitment of our colleagues to the core vision, mission and values has led us to our position as a good partner to the system; we are a can-do organisation that aims to provide the highest quality, safe health and care services. Whether it’s face-to-face with patients and the public or those who work in back office functions, everyone at CHCP CIC has played a vital part in our journey.”
CHCP CIC employs over 2,000 people and is a co-owned business, meaning that all its shares are owned by colleagues (who pay a nominal fee of £1), giving them a valuable voice in their company. All surplus profits are reinvested into services, staff and communities; almost £240,000 has been given in grants and sponsorship to local voluntary community groups to help improve health and wellbeing in the areas where CHCP CIC works.
“94% of people who use our services say they would recommend them to their friends and family,” says Andrew, “and 98% say the person they saw treated them with care and concern. These numbers have been rising consistently since 2010 and I’m really proud of the feedback we get about how caring, friendly and professional our colleagues are.
“The past eight years have shown how a socially responsible, co-owned business can deliver the best quality health and care to the people it serves. I’m looking forward to the next eight and to CHCP CIC continuing to lead and inspire through excellence, compassion and expertise in all that we do.”