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Realising the potential of Children in Care

Health

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services. They do this by:

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Children in Care Specialist Nurses

The Children in Care Specialist Nurses are a group of qualified and highly skilled nurses who work as a team within Virtual School Kent. The nurses for East and South Kent are based at Brook House, Whitstable and the nurses for North and West Kent are based at Worrall House, Kings Hill.

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Health Services in Kent

The National Health Service (NHS) is made up of different types of Trusts and Authorities. Kent comes under Kent Community Health NHS Trust. Primary Care Trusts (PCT’s) employ the people you normally see when you first have a health problem, e.g. Dentists, General Practitioner.

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