News

  • WaitLessAppNews

    New free app to help patients wait less for urgent NHS care

    25 January 2023

    Patients in Kent and Medway are now able to use an app to view waiting times at urgent treatment centres (UTCs) and minor injury units (MIUs).

  • MedwayHospitalNews

    Update on planned industrial action – Thursday 26 January 2023

    23 January 2023

    The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) has announced that its members will be striking at 30 NHS organisations, including Medway NHS Foundation Trust, on Thursday 26 January 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. Find out more here.

  • researchandinnovation

    Can you help improve health care in Medway and Swale?

    16 January 2023

    We'd love for you to join a discussion about research on Thursday 26 January at 10am, to help us improve health care for you and future patients.

  • MedwayHospitalNews

    Advice for patients seeking emergency care during latest industrial action

    10 January 2023

    Patients are being asked to seek emergency care if they need to during industrial action and take simple steps to help ensure care is available to those  who need it most.

  • Call4ConcernNews

    Trust launches new patient safety initiative

    06 January 2023

    Call 4 Concern (C4C) enables inpatients staying at Medway Maritime Hospital, and their friends and family, to call a dedicated number 24/7 for immediate help and advice if they still have ongoing concerns about their own or their loved ones changing condition despite raising their concerns with the nurse in charge or doctor.

  • Handsnews

    Help us to get your loved ones home

    04 January 2023

    The Trust remains under considerable pressure, and we are currently running at extremely high levels of bed occupancy and seeing a significant rise in demands for our services.

  • MedwayHospital

    Trust statement from Jayne Black, Chief Executive

    03 January 2023

    Our Emergency Department is very busy at the moment, and we are also facing ongoing challenges in discharging patients who are well enough to leave hospital – all of which leads to longer waits than we would like for patients to be seen and admitted. 

  • SteveFM news

    Local DJ raises £9,000 for Medway Hospital Charity

    28 December 2022

    Steve Parish turned his social media DJ sets during lockdown into a way to raise vital funds for the NHS.

  • MedwayHospital

    Trust Critical Incident stood down

    23 December 2022

    The Trust has stood down the Critical Incident declared on Thursday 22 December. Following a review, and after much hard work from our colleagues and external partners, we are now in position to maintain our critical services, providing safer care to patients.

  • MedwayHospitalNews

    Trust declares Critical Incident and announces measures to protect patient safety

    22 December 2022

    We are currently running at extremely high levels of occupancy and seeing a significant rise in demands for our services.