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  • NJR Gold Quality Data Provider Award

    Gold award for commitment to joint replacement surgery

    26 February 2024

    We have been awarded ‘Gold’ status as a National Joint Registry (NJR) Quality Data Provider, under a scheme recognising the successful completion of local data audits in relation to patient safety.

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    National recognition for healthcare support workers

    23 February 2024

    Four healthcare support workers (HCSWshave received an NHS England Chief Nursing Officer Award for their compassion and vital contribution to the NHS.

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    Public urged to use services wisely during industrial action

    21 February 2024

    The British Medical Association has announced that junior doctors will be striking at NHS organisations across England, including Medway Maritime Hospital, from 7am on Saturday 24 February to 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February 2024.  

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    Medway anaesthetists praised for high-quality care

    19 February 2024

    The Anaesthetic Department at Medway Maritime Hospital has received the prestigious Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) – demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and high-quality care. 

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    Therapy pony George is ‘mane’ attraction at hospital

    14 February 2024

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust’s Sheppey Frailty Unit has welcomed a visit from a miniature pony as part of an ongoing drive to use animal therapy to boost patient recovery and experience.  

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    Campaign begins to recruit new Governors

    08 February 2024

    The Trust has a number of committed governors coming to the end of their terms of office, so there are a total of 12 Public Governor seats available – eight in Medway and four in Swale. The nomination stage opens on Friday 1 March and closes on Monday 18 March. Terms will begin on 1 July 2024, and last for three years. 

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    Funding by Medway League of Friends benefits patients

    07 February 2024

    Young patients at Medway Maritime Hospital’s neonatal unit are benefiting from new life-saving equipment thanks to £25,751 funding from the Medway League of Friends.

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    New online patient engagement portal available in Medway

    06 February 2024

    Patients at Medway NHS Foundation Trust are now able to access their own hospital appointments with the launch of a new online patient engagement portal Patients Know Best (PKB).

  • Tiny Tugs Nursery celebrates its 20th birthday

    Double digit celebration for hospital nursery

    05 February 2024

    Children, staff and parents gathered to mark the 20th birthday of Tiny Tugs, Medway Maritime Hospital’s on-site nursery last month, with a celebratory tea two decades to the day since it opened on 19 January 2004.

  • New therapy dogs with volunteers at Sheppey Frailty Unit

    ‘Paw-some’ new recruits join hospital’s frailty unit

    01 February 2024

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust’s Sheppey Frailty Unit has welcomed two new therapy dogs, Molly and Hunney, to help bring comfort and happiness to patients, visitors and staff.