News

  • EmergencyDepartment

    Is the Emergency Department the most appropriate place for your care?

    11 November 2019

    Like many other NHS Trusts in the Country, the Emergency Department at Medway Maritime Hospital is experiencing extremely high numbers of attendances. Some of these patients could have been treated more appropriately elsewhere. 

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    Trust scoops top award

    23 October 2019

    We are pleased to announce that Medway NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the ‘Patient Flow Programme of the Year Award’ at a ceremony showcasing excellence in healthcare.

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    Spotlight on Clostridium difficile (C.diff)

    23 October 2019

    Clostridium difficile is a type of bacteria that can affect your bowel and cause diarrhoea. Its name is usually shortened to C.difficile or sometimes, C.diff.

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    Hospital helping patients quit smoking this Stopober

    21 October 2019

    This Stoptober, staff at Medway NHS Foundation Trust are continuing to work with community partners to make further progress, and help patients and visitors kick the habit.

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    Trust asks visitors and staff to stop, gel and go!

    17 October 2019

    To mark International Infection Prevention Week, Medway NHS Foundation Trust has launched a Stop! Gel! Go! campaign to promote better hand hygiene among staff, patients and visitors to Medway Maritime Hospital.

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    Medway and Swale Outpatient Redesign

    16 October 2019

    Medway and Swale NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups and Medway NHS Foundation Trust need your help to improve outpatients’ facilities. 

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    Medway Hospital Charity to host Greatest Showman Sing-Along!

    15 October 2019

    Look out ‘cause here it comes – The Greatest Showman Charity Sing-Along! This is the moment you've waited for – the hit musical is coming to The Glassbox Theatre, Gillingham at 7.30pm on Thursday 14 November.

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    Hospital staff teach life-saving CPR for inaugural ‘CPR’athon’

    14 October 2019

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust has staged a ‘CPR’athon’ to help raise awareness and highlight the importance of life-saving Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training ahead of ‘World Restart a Heart Day’ on Wednesday 16 October 2019.

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    Hardworking NHS staff enjoy free lunch

    04 October 2019

    Staff at Medway Maritime Hospital were delighted to receive a generous donation of a free lunch yesterday (Thursday 3 October), courtesy of global charity, Rapid Relief Team (RRT).

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    Preventing cerebral palsy in pre-term labour

    04 October 2019

    The neonatal and maternity teams at Medway Maritime Hospital are celebrating the success of a programme which aims to reduce cerebral palsy in premature babies, on World Cerebral Palsy Day (Sunday 6 October).