We hear from children and young people

Children and young people from across Kent & Medway have talked to us about their experience of using health and social care services.
Front cover of Healthwatch Kent's report on Children & Young People's thoughts on health and social care services


Their feedback will be used by decision makers across Kent & Medway to help inform them what to do next and help them plan more detailed conversations with children and young people.

Key Findings

The feedback we gathered covers a wide range of services including:

  • dentists
  • sexual health¬†
  • carers support
  • mental health
  • support in schools
  • GPs

Respondents were also asked to share their thoughts about how services could be improved and how young people could be better involved in these decisions.

Comments included;

"better access"

"joined up services"

"appointments at weekends"


"support for parents"


You can read everything we heard and a response from the Kent & Medway STP (Sustainability & Transformation Plan) in the report below.

Healthwatch Kent & Healthwatch Medway report on Children's services

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