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Your views wanted on a single clinical commissioning group

New survey – have your say on how health services are commissioned The NHS in Kent and Medway is seeking your views on how health services are commissioned (planned and purchased). At the moment there are eight GP-led clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) across Kent...

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Working with children and young people to improve services

In Kent and Medway, we want our children and young people to get the best start in life with better physical health, mental health and wellbeing. The NHS and local councils are working together to improve health and care services for children and young people. We’re...

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Long Term Plan engagement events

Join us at one of four events to help shape our five year plan for health and care in Kent and Medway The NHS Long Term Plan, published in January, sets out an exciting and inspiring vision for the future of healthcare over the next 10 years. It’s our job to bring...

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Judicial review hearing for stroke proposals

We have now heard from the High Court that the two applications for a judicial review, and our response to those claims, have been considered by a judge. The judge has decided that both cases will be put forward for a three-day ‘rolled up hearing’ on the first...

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Temporary move of Tunbridge Wells stroke ward

On Wednesday 17 July 2019 Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) confirmed that they are planning a temporary emergency change to their stroke service. MTW currently operate two stroke services at both the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells hospital sites. While the...

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Helping Graham get home safe and sound

Home is where the heart is and when it comes to recovery, most people like to do so from the comfort and safety of their own surroundings. That’s why we are working hard to make the care we deliver locally to you the best we can across Kent and Medway. Meet Discharge...

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Help the NHS improve services for children and young people

The NHS and local councils want to transform health and care services for children and young people and are calling on local people to get involved and help. A recent Healthwatch survey showed children and young people in Kent and Medway want their voice to be heard...

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New chair appointed for Kent-wide health body

Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Partnership this week welcomed its first non-executive chair to its board. David Highton, (pictured right) Chair for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and a former Chief Executive for Chelsea and Westminster...

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GP campaign sees doctors return to practice

A national campaign aimed at getting hundreds of family doctors to return to general practice has already attracted almost 800 GPs nationwide into coming out of retirement, returning to the profession after taking a break or working in another occupation, or moving...

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