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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
30 August 2017
Thanks to the introduction of a new quality improvement programme developed by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), eligible patients who come to A&E with gallbladder pain may now have surgery much sooner than before.