There is already lots of good work happening across Kent and Medway. Individual services are finding way to work more effectively to join up health and social care and to better design services to meet the needs of local people. Here are some examples of local initiatives.

Kent and Medway CCGs get go-ahead to merge

The eight clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Kent and Medway have been given the go-ahead to merge and form a single CCG.

East Kent hospital investment announcement

Following news reports about government funding for hospitals across the country and, more recently, for the Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Caroline Selkirk, Managing Director of the four clinical commissioning groups in east Kent said: “We welcome the recognition that...

Kent and Medway CCGs seek national go-ahead for merger

The eight clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Kent and Medway have all agreed they want to merge to form a single CCG. This is a first step towards Kent and Medway becoming an integrated care system, with health and care organisations working together much more...

Healthwatch report highlights reality of living with autism in Kent

A new report, published by patient organisation Healthwatch Kent, details the challenges families face when trying to get support for a child with autism. Healthwatch captured feedback from 127 people about their experiences which they have used to inform a number of...