Health

South East Commissioning Support Unit (SECSU)
 South East Commissioning Support Unit (SECSU)

SECSU provide support services to Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), NHS England and health and care providers. Their services range from finance and information governance through to acute contract management and health informatics. SECSU support 28 CCGs across London and the south east, serving a population of 6.7 million.​

SECSU has significant experience of working with clinical commissioners, clinical networks, IT support and primary and secondary care providers across multiple complex health economies. With over 1,000 skilled and dedicated staff they support you to improve outcomes for patients. SECSU offer the following services:

    • Business Support Services
    • Business Intelligence and informatics
    • Clinical Services
    • Contracting and Procurement
    • Communications and Engagement
    • Heathcare Consultancy

Website: http://www.southeastcsu.nhs.uk/

KPSN Responsible Officers – Ron Rapp and Nick Kechagias.

East Kent Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT)
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT)

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals serving a local population of around 759,000 people. They also provide some specialist services for a wider population, including renal services in Medway and Maidstone and a cardiac service for all of Kent based at William Harvey Hospital, Ashford. Their vision is ‘great healthcare from great people’. Everything they do is guided by their vision and values. EKHUFT has a national and international reputation for delivering high quality specialist care, particularly in cancer, kidney disease, stroke and vascular services. They value and pursue excellence in research and innovation. As a teaching Trust they play a vital role in the education and training of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, working closely with local universities and Kings College University in London.

Their hospitals:

    • William Harvey Hospital, Ashford
    • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate
    • Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury
    • Buckland Hospital, Dover
    • Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone

Website: http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/

KPSN Responsible Officers – Mark Williams and Jon McKinlay.

 

Medway Community Healthcare
Medway Community Healthcare

Medway Community Healthcare is a social enterprise Community Interest Company (CIC), providing community NHS services to the people of Medway.  They are formed from the services directly provided by NHS Medway and have a strong history of partnership working with local GPs, Medway NHS Foundation Trust, Medway Council and other local stakeholders. They are a £57 million business with over 1,300 staff providing a wide range of both planned and unscheduled care in local settings such as healthy living centres, inpatient units and people’s homes.

Additionally, 237 MCH volunteers work alongside their teams in the community and at the Wisdom Hospice giving 2,000 hours of their time each month to help them deliver care and make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of their patients. As an organisation that provides a range of high quality clinical services across Medway, they compete for services with other providers from the NHS, independent and voluntary sectors. They use their  knowledge and expertise to stay up to date on local new business opportunities, and they welcome your suggestions to grow our services. Their commitment is to ‘lead the way in excellent healthcare’ and their employees, who have the opportunity to become shareholders and influence business decisions, all have a significant role to play in delivering this commitment to the communities they serve.

Website: https://www.medwaycommunityhealthcare.nhs.uk/

KPSN Responsible Officers – Rob Howard and Steve Fuller.