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    Restrictions to visiting

    16 October 2020

    There are currently a small number of patients, who have tested positive for coronavirus, being cared for in the hospital.

    As a precaution we have suspended visiting to Will Adams, Jade and Wakeley wards; we have taken this step to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and the wider community.

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    Celebrating AHP Day 2020 - Get to know our Allied Health Professionals

    14 October 2020

    Allied Health Professions (AHPs) day is a grass root opportunity for AHPs to come together and celebrate being part of the AHP family. AHPs Day is a social movement to enable AHPs to collaborate within services, organisations and regions. Find out more about the various AHPs who work across Medway Maritime Hospital.

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    COVID-19 national testing programme

    09 September 2020

    The NHS Test and Trace team have made us aware of some disruption to Covid-19 testing capacity across England. 

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    Maternity records are going digital!

    04 September 2020

    We are excited to announced that maternity records and notes are going digital! This will allow women access to their notes online, instead of carrying large, paper based maternity notes.

  • Organ donation week 2020

    Organ Donation Week: 7 - 13 September

    28 August 2020

    It’s Organ Donation Week from 7 to 13 September and as we can’t come together as we would usually do, we will be holding an informal web chat to discuss the very important and emotive topic of organ donation. Please do join us on Monday 7 September at 6pm for a short presentation.

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    Trust announces appointment of Chief Nursing and Quality Officer

    26 August 2020

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Murkin as the Trust’s Chief Nursing and Quality Officer following a recruitment process. Jane had previously been in the role in an interim capacity.

  • Different not less news

    Trust launches new campaign to improve care for patients with learning disabilities or autism

    24 August 2020

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust is proud to announce the launch of ‘Different Not Less’ – a campaign that aims to improve care for patients with learning disabilities or autism.

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    Is the Emergency Department the most appropriate place for your care?

    18 August 2020

    Like many other NHS Trusts in the Country, the Emergency Department at Medway Maritime Hospital is experiencing extremely high numbers of attendances. We would urge you to consider other more appropriate and quicker options before visiting the Emergency Department

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    Trust announces date of 2020 Annual Members’ Meeting

    14 August 2020

    The Annual Members’ Meeting of Medway NHS Foundation Trust will take place at 6pm on Thursday 17 September. 

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    New visiting arrangements at Medway

    14 August 2020

    Protecting our patients and those who care for them is our top priority at all times, and we are pleased to say that following the implementation of new processes and policies in addition to the social distancing and infection control measures already in place, we are reinstating patient visiting on some wards, with conditions, from Monday 17 August.