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Making Every Contact Count - Ealing

Free 'Making Every Contact Count' (MECC)  training

For anyone who works directly with Ealing residents, particlualry if you are in the NHS, local authority, voluntary sector or provider services

 'An entirely different and useful learning'

'Really useful and thought-provoking. Turning the old ways on their head'

Evaluation Wordle

Out of 252 evaluations received to date (02/06/2017) 83% rated the training 9 or more out of 10 and 97% improved their confidence and competence to deliver MECC.


Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is about taking every opportunity to ask, assist and advise people about their lifestyles, particularly about:

  • smoking
  • alcohol
  • physical activity
  • healthy eating
  • mental wellbeing


It is not nagging or harrassing or telling people what to do. Instead it uses evidence-based methods to empower and enable people to make the changes they choose.

After the training you will receive a certificate.


You can book your choice of training date here, or if you'd like to discuss bespoke training for your team (or anything else about the training) please contact or call Nell Blane (Health Training Coordinator) on 0208 825 5683 / 07715 234546.


MECC Training is run by Ealing Council Public Health Department.

If you would like to augment the face-to-face training, or are unable to attend, you may like to do MECC e-learning. There is a good programme at It has four modules each of 20 minutes, and you receive a certificate for each one.

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