Making Every Contact Count - Links and Resources

There is a whole raft of resources available to Make Every Contact Count, please find below the MECC Community of Improvement's pick of some of the key ones available.

PHE - Menu of preventative interventions

Public Health England (PHE) has worked with partners to identify preventative actions that can improve people’s health, support quality improvement and potentially save the NHS and the wider system money. This menu details interventions that are estimated to give a return on investment (ROI) and can demonstrate cost-savings to the health and care system over a 5 year period.

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Making Every Contact Count (MECC): Practical resources

These documents support the local implementation and evaluation of MECC activity and the development of training resources.

This includes:

  • Making Every Contact Count (MECC): Consensus statement
  • Making Every Contact Count (MECC): Evaluation framework
  • Making Every Contact Count (MECC): Implementation guide
  • Making Every Contact Count (MECC): Quality marker checklist for training resources

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Health Education England - Making Every Contact Count Website

This website has been updated to support the development, evaluation and implementation of MECC programmes in local communities by providing a library of national and local resources.

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Everyday Interactions: measuring the public health impact of healthcare professionals

Everyday Interactions focuses on the public health impact of four of the key healthcare professions within the wider workforce: nurses and midwives, dentists, allied health professionals and pharmacists (although it is hoped that it will have wider appeal) and aims to support these healthcare professionals as they record and measure their public health impact.

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Health Matters resource

This professional resource makes the case for why NHS providers should implement the preventing ill health by risky behaviours – alcohol and tobacco CQUIN:

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How NICE resources can support local priorities

This resource pulls together everything from NICE (guidelines, quality standards and tools and resources to support implementation)