News

  • Smokefree 1st Anniversary

    Trust celebrates smoke-free anniversary

    18 October 2017

    Staff from Medway NHS Foundation Trust and the Medway Stop Smoking Service marked an important event this week – the one year anniversary of the Trust’s move to a smoke-free site.

  • News update image

    Stroke review update

    05 October 2017

    Health commissioners from the eight clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Kent and Medway are preparing for a formal public consultation on stroke services in Spring 2018.

  • Members of our Dementia and Delirium Team

    Supporting patients with Alzheimer’s at Medway: John’s Campaign and The Butterfly Scheme

    21 September 2017

    This World Alzheimer’s Day, Medway NHS Foundation Trust is proud to share some of our initiatives to support our patients who have Alzheimer’s and dementia.

  • Jeremy Hunt visit

    Health Secretary commends patient safety improvements at Medway

    15 September 2017

    The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, paid a visit to Medway Maritime Hospital and met a number of staff to hear about the impressive progress the Trust has made in improving patient safety.

  • Midwives

    Medway bucks national midwife recruitment trend

    06 September 2017

    While nationally there is a shortage of midwives, we’re very fortunate that we have a very strong team in our maternity unit, something that was recognised by the Care Quality Commission in their inspection last year when they rated the service ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

  • Get involved with research at Medway

    Trust’s outstanding gynae team wins international awards for research

    01 September 2017

    Research is a big priority for our clinical staff here at the Trust. Our doctors, nurses and other health professionals regularly work on research projects locally, nationally and internationally – with our patients benefitting from some of the most cutting edge treatments.

  • Emergency surgery

    New programme helps cut emergency surgery waits

    30 August 2017

    Thanks to the introduction of a new quality improvement programme developed by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), eligible patients who come to A&E with gallbladder pain may now have surgery much sooner than before. 

  • AGM

    Join us at our AGM

    29 August 2017

    Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at 6pm on Tuesday 26 September in the Lecture Theatre at Canterbury Christ Church University, Medway Campus.

  • Alister McClure, Head of Equality and Inclusion

    Valuing equality and inclusion at Medway

    25 August 2017

    When it comes to your healthcare here at Medway, equality and inclusion is about how our staff learn and develop a fuller understanding of the range of life experiences that our patients and their families have. 

  • Coffee

    Join us for a coffee

    25 August 2017

    Come along and meet the Governors of Medway NHS Foundation Trust