6. Signposting


Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is about all staff using the contact they have with patients and the public, to give healthy lifestyle information, and signposting to services around stopping smoking, drinking alcohol within recommended limits, having a healthy diet, maintaining a health weight, and undertaking the recommended levels of physical activity.

To find out more about this, please click on the links below.

MECC-staffleaflet 2015 – provides signposting advice in Lincolnshire for smoking cessation, alcohol advice, mental health and wellbeing, sexual health services, physical activity, and obesity services, as well as listing contacts for health trainers, and other Lincolnshire County Council services.

MECC-postcard 2015 – provides advice on how you can successfully ‘raise the issue’ with patients and the public to change to a better lifestyle.

PromptCards 2015 can be used to help all members of staff make every contact they have  with patients, count!

MECC Newsletter – July15