Our History


  • 2015 York MEAM project began operational delivery

  • 2015 Pathways project funded by Lankelly Chase

  • August 2017 Kelly Cunningham/Lankelly Chase (Neil Berry) began discussions on overlap and confusion in York around multiple disadvantag

  • September 2017 Lankelly Chase commissioned workshops for frontline and managers to look at system change thinking

  • September 2017 Co-inquiry hosted by Revolving doors looking at wider system change

  • Dec-March 2017 Met with relevant commissioners/senior managers to get support and map interest of current interventions/contracted work

  • November 2017 Mapping of services and flow of demand

  • February 2018 Brought Healthwatch into the conversations

  • February 2018 Agreed to form a network

  • 21 March 2018 First MCN network event (initial discussions/enquiry/curiosity)

  • 16 May 2018 MCN network meeting (subgroup meetings in between)

  • 9 July 2018 MCN network meeting (subgroup meetings in between)

  • 17 Sept 2018 MCN network meeting

  • 4 Dec 2018 MCN network meeting/deep democracy workshop

  • Network members agreed to continued commitment and representation, plan for 2019 is to begin systematic enquiry bi- monthly MCN meetings and system changers training programme to be launched

  • Network has core attendance of 15-25

  • Jan 2019 Lankelly Chase confirmed budget to support the work in York and additional funding for the system changers training

  • Currently looking at additional funding support from CCG Better Care Fund

  • 31 January 2019J oint sub group planning meeting

  • 19 February 2019 MCN Systematic enquiry session

  • 3 April 2019 MCN Systematic enquiry session

York MCN

15 Priory Street



Site artwork created by Jon Dorsett, Visual Facilitator