03 March 2023
Paul Wanyonyi Simiyu is one of more than 1,900 overseas workers who moved to the UK to take up career opportunities at Medway NHS Foundation Trust.
To mark Overseas NHS Workers’ Day (Friday 3 March 2023), the Practice Development Nurse spoke about his experience of leaving Kenya to join the Trust.
02 March 2023
The shop in the hospital’s main entrance, run by the League of Friends, is to undergo a major refurbishment to bring visitors and patients a greater choice of refreshments and an improved shopping experience.
27 February 2023
A new and improved Keats Ward has reopened to patients at Medway Maritime Hospital after undergoing a £1.4 million makeover.
20 February 2023
A new scheme to promote dignity, respect and compassion at the end of a patient’s life has been introduced to the theatre and recovery areas at Medway Maritime Hospital.
14 February 2023
The Research and Innovation Team is working to create a Research and Innovation strategy for Medway NHS Foundation Trust and they want your input to help them shape it.
13 February 2023
A new online Beano comic strip has been created to help children who need to have an operation understand what it’s like to have a general anaesthetic and help reduce their anxiety about surgery. And it's all thanks to Doctor Samantha Black, who works as a Consultant Paediatric and Perioperative Anaesthetist and Paediatric Anaesthetic Lead for the Trust, for coming up with the idea.
09 February 2023
We are shocked and saddened by the news from Turkey and Syria of the devastation and loss of life following the major earthquakes earlier this week.
07 February 2023
A bell on a children’s ward for young patients to ring to mark the end of their cancer treatment is finally chiming after three years of silence.
Read about two year old Tadhg Mealey and his mum Courtney being invited back to Dolphin Ward so the toddler could ring the End of Treatment bell - almost two years to the day since his treatment ended.
06 February 2023
Dreams of helping to bring new life into the world have become a reality for two former Maternity Support Workers (MSWs) after they completed a midwifery degree apprenticeship and become Medway NHS Foundation Trust’s first home grown midwives.
01 February 2023
Thanks to funding and continued support by Medway League of Friends, patients undergoing treatment in the hospital are benefiting from new and updated defibrillators, gynaecological couches and a pharmacy refrigerator.