What are the benefits of MECC?

The MECC approach can be beneficial for any organisation that has contact with members of the public and/or opportunities to improve local population health and wellbeing. Additionally, organisations aspiring to improve the health and wellbeing of their own workforce can benefit from adopting the MECC principles and training.

Patient / Service user benefits – brief healthy conversations can support people to take first steps in making positive changes to their health and wellbeing, promoting longer, healthier lives

Quality Benefits – Improving quality of services and outcomes through evidence-based approaches, promoting person centred conversations that support self-management

Efficiency benefits – MECC will build confidence and skills in staff to help people to change their behaviour and stay healthy – reducing demands for health and social care