Crossroads Care and Dementia Events

What is it: Crossroads Care Open Day and Dementia Awareness Event Of interest to: Clinical staff Summary: Please see below details from Crossroads Care an Open Day for Crossroads to explain what services they offer, as well as a Dementia Awareness Event. For full details, including dates and venues, please […]

SECAmb Referral Information

What is it: SECAmb Referral Information Of interest to: All staff Summary: Please see below a recent correspondence from the East Kent CCGs’ Urgent Care Team concerning referring to the Ambulance Service (SECAmb) . Further to the previous communication from SECAmb concerning the process for Health Care Professional referrals for an […]

GP IT Newsletter – July 2019

What is it: GP IT Newsletter – July 2019 Of interest to: Practice Managers Summary: Please find below the latest GP IT newsletter from NEL CSU. Topics include:  ICO guidance on time limits for responding to data protection requests; ICO guidance on manifestly unfounded and excessive; Snomed update August 2019; […]

Children’s Commissioning Team Newsletter

What is it: East Kent Children’s Commissioning Team Newsletter – Summer 2019 Of interest to: Clinical staff Summary: Please find below a link to the East Kent Children’s Commissioning Team Newsletter (Summer 2019 edition) detailing the developments that have recently taken place. Topics cover the NHS’ ‘Fantastic FRED’ event (part […]

County Lines Awareness Raising Campaign

What is it: County Lines Awareness Raising Campaign Of interest to: All staff Summary: Please find below some guidance on County Lines: . Specifically, the campaign seeks to: Motivate frontline staff to look out for vulnerable children and adults; Equip them with the knowledge to identify victims; and Empower them […]

New RaTC Available

What is it: New Referral and Treatment Criteria available Of interest to: All staff Summary: NEL Health Policy Support Unit (HPSU) has issued an updated version of the ‘Schedule of policy statements for health care interventions, and referral and treatment criteria’ (RaTC), on behalf of the Kent and Medway CCGs […]

Safeguarding folders on the RST

What is it: Safeguarding folders on the RST Of interest to: All staff Summary: As part of the recent RST upgrade some existing folders under the Referral Support section (blue icon) are being migrated over to the new Resources section, which can be found on the Home page as the green icon. The […]