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    Preventing cerebral palsy in pre-term labour

    27 September 2019

    The neonatal and maternity teams at Medway Maritime Hospital are celebrating the success of a programme which aims to reduce cerebral palsy in premature babies, ahead of World Cerebral Palsy Day on Sunday 6 October 2019.

  • Falls team

    Working hard to reduce the number of falls in hospital

    25 September 2019

    This week is Falls Prevention Awareness Week (Monday 23-29 September), but the work to help prevent a patient’s risk of falling takes place all year round.

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    Trust recognised by government for armed forces work

    09 September 2019

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust has received a national award from the Ministry of Defence for its work in supporting the armed forces community.

  • ZeroTolerance banner

    Trust staff here to help, not be hurt

    15 August 2019

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust is asking local people to respect the dedicated NHS staff who care for them by launching a zero tolerance campaign to tackle threats of violence, abuse or harassment against staff.

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    Hospital welcomes new therapy dog

    14 August 2019

    Medway Maritime Hospital has welcomed a new therapy dog, a golden retriever named Yazzy, to bring cheer to patients, staff and visitors.

  • Research

    Research team lead from the front

    13 August 2019

    The Trust’s Research and Innovation Team recruited the highest number of participants from any NHS organisation in the south east for health research studies last year, according to the latest figures.

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    Help the NHS improve services for children and young people

    12 August 2019

    The NHS and local councils want to transform health and care services for children and young people and are calling on local people to get involved and help.

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    Trust announces date of 2019 Annual Members’ Meeting

    09 August 2019

    The Annual Members’ Meeting of Medway NHS Foundation Trust will take place at 6pm on Thursday 19 September in the Restaurant at Medway Maritime Hospital.

  • Mosaic web

    New artwork celebrates hospital staff

    08 August 2019

    The Trust has installed a new hospital artwork celebrating the important contribution of staff in providing care to the local community.

  • RRT

    Trust blown away by charity’s generosity

    02 August 2019

    Staff and patients at Medway Maritime Hospital were delighted to receive a generous donation of desktop fans and bottles of water during the recent heatwave.