About Medway Council's Health Improvement Team

 

We are Medway Council's health improvement team and are working throughout Medway to help local people make healthy choices.

Under the banner of A Better Medway, we work with individuals, businesses and the community as a whole to help us understand what health improvement services are needed and how best to deliver them - be it in a community venue, a workplace setting or through one-to-one activities and visits.

We also develop campaigns and provide education and training services to help local people make healthy choices.

Our services

We offer a wide range of local, tailored services and initiatives designed to improve the health and wellbeing of local people:

We are also involved in a wide range of partnership working, recognising that the whole community needs to come together to tackle these difficult issues.


Strategies

The strategies below aim to improve the health and wellbeing of local people:

The director of public health reports on public health issues affecting Medway in the annual report:

 2009/10; 2011/12; 2012/13; 2014/15


For more information                                            BQF

  • Phone numbers and email addresses are on our contact us page

            

Projects and partnership working

Working with others to achieve results is very important to us and we can only achieve A Better Medway through our partnerships with others, such as local businesses, local employers, other council departments and other councils.

  • Providing health at work services to organisations and businesses in Medway. Read about Workplace health
  • Bringing together public sector organisations, community groups and individuals to take positive steps to reduce harm from tobacco. Read about Tobacco control
  • Organising activities for people to help them get out-and-about and doing more activity, whatever their ability, budget and/or lifestyle. Read more about health walks, cycling groups, exercise sessions and exercise referral.
  • Healthy eating projects include the Medway Cooks! recipe collection, Medway Grows! community allotment and the Eat Out, Eat Well Award

For more information

  • Telephone numbers and email addresses are on our contact us page