New edition of News@Medway - Medway NHS Foundation Trust magazine
24 March 2023
We are delighted to share the latest edition (Spring 2023) of our Trust magazine, News@Medway!
Trust launches UK's first Namaste care service
24 March 2023
Medway NHS Foundation Trust has become the first acute Trust in the UK to introduce a Namaste care service in a hospital setting.
Neonatal team plays vital role in NeoCLEAR research study success
24 March 2023
Results of a study in new born babies to determine whether a ‘best’ technique, either sitting or lying down, could be identified to achieve a successful lumbar puncture have been published thanks to participation from the Neonatal Team at Medway NHS Foundation Trust.
Change to face mask policy - effective Monday 20 March
17 March 2023
In line with national guidance, and Medway NHS Foundation Trust’s living with Covid plans, we are reducing the need for disposable face masks to be worn in some areas of Medway Maritime Hospital.
Have your say on how we can transform services for the next 10 years
14 March 2023
The Trust has started work on a new Clinical Strategy. This means we need to think about how we are going to deliver care for patients and improve services to meet the needs of the people of Medway and Swale.
Planned industrial action from 7am Monday 13 March to 6.59am Thursday 16 March
10 March 2023
We want to reassure our patients, their families and carers that our priority is to continue to provide safe care for those who need it during the strike action. More information here.
New Women’s Staff Network launched on International Women’s Day by Trust
08 March 2023
To mark International Women's Day the Trust has launched a new Women’s Staff Network to help make the voice of female colleagues, and those who identify as women, stronger and to help tackle issues experienced by individuals.
Overseas NHS Workers' Day - Friday 3 March 2023
03 March 2023
Paul Wanyonyi Simiyu is one of more than 1,900 overseas workers who moved to the UK to take up career opportunities at Medway NHS Foundation Trust.
To mark Overseas NHS Workers’ Day (Friday 3 March 2023), the Practice Development Nurse spoke about his experience of leaving Kenya to join the Trust.
League of Friends shop to undergo refurbishment from Sunday 5 March
02 March 2023
The shop in the hospital’s main entrance, run by the League of Friends, is to undergo a major refurbishment to bring visitors and patients a greater choice of refreshments and an improved shopping experience.
Ward undergoes £1.4 million makeover to improve patient experience
27 February 2023
A new and improved Keats Ward has reopened to patients at Medway Maritime Hospital after undergoing a £1.4 million makeover.