Organised by both Healthwatch Kent & Healthwatch Medway, 200 guests came together to celebrate the best in health & social care.
Attendees including the Leaders of both Medway & Kent County Council applauded alongside senior representatives from every NHS organisation in Kent & Medway. Community and voluntary groups, as well as the individuals who had done the work, joined in the celebrations at Revelations in Ashford.
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust for listening to Dementia Carers during the pandemic and creating a Carers Card in response
South East Coast Ambulance Service & Integrated Care 24 for involving people in the design and delivery of the new NHS 111 service
Kent & Medway CCG and the Mental Health Trust for committing to a new way of working that sees people with personal experience of mental health working to transform services
Mental Health User Voice Network for proactively seeking to feedback from people about mental health
Kent Public Health for commissioning two films to understand how the pandemic has affected their mental health
Both the Kent Physical Disability Forum and the Older People's Forums for giving people a voice
Kent County Council for using their People's Panel to inform the way they engage and listen to people
Kent & Medway Vaccination Team for helping individual people to get the answers that they need
Heather Bates from Kent County Council won an individual award for the support she gave to Care Homes during the pandemic