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    Cold weather alert comes with warnings for Kent residents

    23 February 2018

    Severe weather forecast for the South East could cause major health risks and Kent County Council is reminding residents of simple steps to help vulnerable friends, families and neighbours.

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    Have your say on the future of stroke services in Kent and Medway

    16 February 2018

    The consultation asks for your views on proposals to establish new 24/7 hyper acute stroke units (HASU) in Kent and Medway. 

    Three out of the five possible options include keeping stroke services in Medway. If you want to ensure stroke services remain in your local hospital, it is vital you take part in the consultation.

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    Medway midwives scoop top prize at London maternity awards

    15 February 2018

    Two members of Medway NHS Foundation Trust’s maternity team were crowned winners of the ‘Midwifery Innovation Award’ at the inaugural Maternity and Midwifery Festival Awards in London on Tuesday 13 February 2018.

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    We're changing the way you check in for outpatient appointments

    13 February 2018

    From Monday 19 February, we will be launching a brand new checking in system for our patients attending Outpatients areas 1-3.

     

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    Join our Knit-a-Chick Campaign!

    09 February 2018

    We’re looking for crafty knitters to join our Knit-a-Chick Campaign and make these friendly chicks, whose tummies are filled with a tasty chocolate egg. Please put your needles to work and knit up as many little chicks as you can. Chicks can be as colourful as you please; the quirkier, the better!

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    Improvement proposed for stroke services in Kent and Medway

    18 January 2018

    Further details about a proposal to establish three new ‘hyper acute’ stroke units in Kent and Medway have been announced

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    Big Splash Swimathon

    11 January 2018

    We’re delighted our hospital has been chosen as the charity partner for Medway Sport’s Big Splash swimathon on Sunday 21 January. This year all money raised will be donated to The Medway NHS Foundation Trust Charitable Fund so we’re urging staff, patients and supporters to sign up and get sponsorship.

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    Advice to patients with planned operations and outpatient appointments at Medway Maritime Hospital

    05 January 2018

    You may have heard in the national media that the NHS may need to cancel appointments in order to cope with the current pressures. We are currently working through this advice and actively assessing the number of planned outpatient appointments and operations we can carry out over this period.

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    Health services in Medway over the festive period

    21 December 2017

    If you’re unwell this Christmas or New Year, think carefully about where to go for advice and treatment, so you can receive the right treatment – quickly.

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    Hospital artwork wins international printing award

    14 December 2017

    Artwork installed in Medway Maritime Hospital commemorating organ donors has won a coveted Gold Award in the FESPA International Printing Awards, held in Hamburg. .