Case study: Encompass

Encompass is a multispecialty community provider (MCP). Led by the Whitstable, Northgate and Saddleton Road medical practices, it includes 13 other practices across the Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) area. The new model will ensure health...

Case study: Open Dialogue Peer Support for mental health

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT) developed a new Peer Supported Open Dialogue Team. Open Dialogue is a mental health treatment model that has been shown to improve recovery, return to employment and reduced medication. Key aspects of the...

Case study: Home First

Home First is an initiative developed through the partnership of Medway Foundation Trust Hospital, Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Medway Council and Medway Community Healthcare. It provides support for patients medically fit to be discharged, but who still...

Case study: Paramedic practitioners in east Kent

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust’s, (SECAmb) Community Paramedic Programme in Whitstable, Canterbury, Faversham and Deal is helping to keep, on average, 15 patients per day out of hospital and treated closer to home. Paramedics and paramedic...