Plans for east Kent

In this section you’ll find information about plans to improve health and care services in east Kent. We are currently developing proposals for changes to hospital services. This work is in the pre-consultation stage with two ‘medium list’ options being developed in more detail.

Find out more about plans to improve health and care services in east Kent

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Pre-consultation engagement activities

The NHS held ten public events between 30 October and 10 December 2018 to discuss potential options for changing hospital and local care services in east Kent. We also ran an online survey and carried out a range of other engagement activities across east Kent including focus groups and street surveys. Reports from this engagement work were presented to the joint committee of CCGs on 28 February 2019. You can read all the reports here (open the 28 February box).  

Latest news from east Kent:

Invitation to NHS workshop on hospital changes in east Kent

The NHS and social care partners in east Kent are working together to design better and more sustainable services for local people, both in and out of hospital. We are committed to improving services so you get the best, most effective hospital care when you need it -...

East Kent joint committee papers published

The Sustainable Health Care in East Kent Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups is meeting in public on: Thursday 25 April 2019 10am – 1pm The Glo Centre, Unit 2, Westwood Business Park, Strasbourg Street, Margate CT9 4JJ The agenda is now confirmed and...

East Kent Joint Committee highlights

Plans to evaluate two possible options for improving hospital and local NHS services across east Kent were given the go-ahead at a meeting of the Sustainable Health Care in East Kent Joint Committee of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups on 28 February 2019. Both...

East Kent as an NHS area covers the four clinical commissioning groups (CCGs):

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