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Making every contact count

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is an evidence-based approach to improving people’s health and wellbeing. It is an approach to behaviour change that uses the millions of day to day interactions that people delivering health and wider services have with people...

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Review of pathology services in Kent and Medway underway

A review of pathology services delivered across Kent and Medway is underway. The review, undertaken by provider NHS trusts across the county, is driven by a desire to deliver an improved, sustainable service, as well as national requirements to...

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Vacancies on our Patient and Public Advisory Group

Can you help us bring the voice of patients and the public to the centre of planning for health and social care? We have five vacancies on our Patient and Public Advisory Group and particularly want to encourage people from diverse or seldom-heard...

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Working together is bringing about change

It is two years since the NHS organisations in Kent and Medway, Kent County Council and Medway Council started working together to improve health and wellbeing and standards of care for local people, and make better use of staff and funds.     In...

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Thanet’s ART: caring for people in their own home

    The Acute Response Team (ART) in Thanet is helping local people stay out of hospital and get the care and support they need in their own homes.   Bringing together primary, community, mental health and social care, the Thanet ART service...

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