About the stroke public consultation

The public consultation on the proposed changes to stroke services in Kent and Medway ran from 2 February to 20 April 2018. It was extended from an original closing date of 13 April because some engagement events were disrupted by snow in late Feb/early March and had to be re-scheduled.

The public consultation  asked for feedback on three core elements:

  • Is there a case for change and should we establish hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway?
  • Is three the right number of units?
  • What people thought of five shortlisted three-site options, or if they wanted to suggest alternatives. 

Consultation documents and materials

Take a look at the consultation document, summary leaflet and easy-read version, as well as other supporting materials we published during the consultation.

Supporting information

The ‘pre-consultation business case’  document that was used to decide if we could consult on the proposed changes to stroke services. It contains a wealth of background information on the consultation options.

Consultation reports

After the consultation ended we commissioned an independent report on the feedback we received. We also prepared a report detailing all the engagement and publicity we did during the consultation period.

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