Making Every Contact Count (MECC) - In-house training

Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Excellence Centre
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

MECC is an approach to behaviour change that uses the millions of day-to-day interactions that we have with people to support them in making positive changes to their physical and mental health and wellbeing. It supports the delivery of consistent and concise healthy lifestyle information, enabling individuals to engage in conversations about their health.

In this training you’ll develop the competence and confidence to have conversations around smoking, alcohol, physical activity, health eating, and mental wellbeing – to support people to make positive lifestyle changes.

This training is a free, interactive, course is for anyone working with the public (face-to-face or via phone) across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West – including NHS, local authority and voluntary organisations.

  • Option 1: ‘Engage’ 45 minutes – includes a short practice session only
  • Option 2: ‘Practice’ 3 hours – includes more in depth learning and practice

This training course has been designed by Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West ICS in collaboration with partners across the system, and was funded by Health Education England Thames Valley. It has been designed to complement free national MECC e-learning offered by Health Education England available on E-Learning for Health here.

To arrange a MECC training course for your team (min 8. participants) at your location please get in touch – email: Casey.Dunlop1@NHS.net. Please include your organisation, team, location, and approx. number of participants.

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