We want you to get the best, most effective, hospital care when you need it, with greater support at home and in the local community for people who no longer need hospital treatment. This means providing some of our hospital services in Kent and Medway in different ways in future to deliver your care and treatment in the best way possible. We would like to get your views on how decisions are made for future changes.

Having your say

As the Listening Events earlier this year, we shared how proposals for future hospital services will be decided upon, using an agreed set of criteria – fixed points, hurdle and evaluation criteria.

These are applied to a long list of options to help reach a short list showing which services could be provided where.

Diagram showing the process for developing options for hospital care

Your feedback has already shaped these criteria, with the Kent and Medway Road Network being added to the fixed points, and re-ordering the hurdle criteria to reflect your priorities.

We want your feedback on the evaluation criteria – the last filter in the funnel – which helps to decide the shortlist of options to take to public consultation. You can read the draft evaluation criteria b below. Once you have read them, please tell us what you think – is anything missing? Or is there anything that should not be included?

Read the evaluation criteria

Take a look at the draft evaluation criteria.

Tell us what you think

Once you’ve read the draft evaluation criteria please share your views by answering two questions.