Forthcoming events

Encompass Stakeholder Workshop – Tuesday 2 February from 12-4pm in the Harris room, the Spitfire Ground St Lawrence, Old Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 3NZ Joint Protected Learning Time – Tuesday 9 February, 2pm- 5pm, Augustine Hall, Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, CT1 2YA Tissue Viability and Nursing Integration Session (for practice nurses, Healthcare Assistants and prescribing administrators) […]

Extra funding for future health services

GP practices in Whitstable, Faversham and Canterbury are a step closer to delivering future health services after a £1.6 million cash injection from NHS England. The money is being drawn from a national £200 million NHS transformation fund.  It will be used by 16 GP practices working in partnership with health and social care organisations […]

The new model of care

People are increasingly living longer and often with one or more long-term health condition. This puts immense strain on the way that health services currently run. In addition, advancements in medicines and treatments mean we can do more for our patients without the need for them to travel to a larger hospital. Nationally, the NHS […]

Treating patients closer to home

A new paramedic practitioner service is helping patients stay out of hospital by treating them at home. The programme sees teams of paramedics and paramedic practitioners undertaking some of the GP home visits on behalf of surgeries while also being responsible for most of the 999 emergency calls in the area. GPs will determine which […]