Encompass has written a poem to describe the work we have been doing over the last 3 years. This was read out at the end of our last quarterly assurance meeting with NHS England today (21 February 2018). Download the poem
Encompass has been supporting the developing Sustainable Transformation Plan (STP) across Kent and Medway.
One of our GPs, Kim Gardiner, was interviewed for this film to let people know how the projects we are piloting will influence their health and care in the future.
Latest news from your local vanguard – encompass MCP View this email in your browser Stakeholder newsletter – Summer 2017 Your latest news from encompass MCP. Building future models of integrated health and social care, for better patient outcomes View from our Chair – Dr John Ribchester “Our Encompass MCP Vanguard has now been […]
GPs can now access specialist geriatrician advice every day from 12 – 2pm. The new service allows GPs to talk to a geriatrician direct, clinician-to-clinician about frail patients at risk of acute hospital admission in the next week. See the leaflet: Consultant geriatriacian_ A5 leaflet_FINAL email version (1) The phone line can provide: Advice […]
The future NHS – a time to innovate not stagnate It won’t be news to you to hear the NHS is under pressure. In fact it’s facing some of its biggest challenges since its inception. There was no denying this when the Five Year Forward View delivery plan was published recently. What was also […]
As the NHS approaches its 70th anniversary the health service has today published the plan setting out how it will deliver practical improvements in areas prized by patients and the public – cancer, mental health and GP access – while transforming the way that care is delivered to ease pressure on hospitals by helping frail […]
A smartphone app designed to cut waiting times at accident and emergency departments in east Kent and launched by the NHS in December has been used more than 20 thousand times. The WaitLess app combines current waiting times at all urgent care centres – drawn from the official NHS system – with up-to-the-minute travel information, […]
Stakeholder newsletter – January 2017 Your latest news from encompass MCP. Building future models of integrated health and social care, for better patient outcomes NICE visit Sir Andrew Dillon, Chief Executive of NICE visited encompass on Friday 11 November to hear about the progress of the MCP, understand what services it is working on and […]
WaitLess is a smartphone app that has been designed to help you to get the right treatment – fast. WaitLess uses real-time updates and geo-location technology, to give you current waiting times at all of our A&E and minor injuries units in east Kent – drawn from the official NHS system. This information is combined […]
Community Hub Operating Centre (CHOC) Development Engagement Sessions Our CHOC Development Managers Cathy Bellman and Gayle Savage have recently completed a series of open discussion events with more than 80 stakeholders from each of our community networks and GP practices across Ash, Canterbury, Faversham, Sandwich and Whitstable. The aim of these events was to develop […]
The Chief Executive of NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence), Sir Andrew Dillon visited an innovative new health organisation on Friday 11 November. The VIP was in Whitstable seeing how the future of national healthcare is being shaped by East Kent, after GPs across the area were given Government funding to test new […]
A warm welcome to… Cathy Bellman and Gayle Savage who started this month as your new Community Hub Development Managers. They are both seconded from the Community Trust and have many years’ experience in clinical, operational management; Gayle, a nurse by profession and a very experienced locality manager, Cathy, a Podiatrist by profession and experienced […]