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    Look after yourself in the cold weather

    30 November 2017

    You can help us keep the hospital running effectively by choosing the most appropriate care provider if you are unwell.

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    Medway launches innovative robotic surgery

    03 November 2017

    The Trust held a very special event to officially welcome its newest member of staff – a surgical robot called da Vinci. Unsurprisingly, da Vinci was the star of the show, even cutting its own official opening ribbon!

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    AGM marks look back at an excellent year for Medway

    01 November 2017

    In September, around 100 staff, governors, volunteers, members and stakeholders came together at Canterbury Christ Church university’s Medway campus for the Annual General Meeting to mark an extremely successful year for the Trust.

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    We're #flufighters

    26 October 2017

    With the flu season now upon us, staff at Medway Maritime Hospital are joining forces to keep the nasty bug out of the Hospital.

  • 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.

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    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.