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    Spotlight on… Critical Care Rehabilitation Team

    20 July 2018

    The Critical Care Rehabilitation Team is a specialist therapy team working in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Research has shown that early rehabilitation for patients in critical care has many benefits, including improvements in strength, functional ability, quality of life and a reduced stay in hospital.

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    Memories of a Caribbean midwife, by Ursilla Camella Sullivan

    16 July 2018

    Ursilla came to England from Trinidad in 1954 and trained as a nurse, working at Chatham’s All Saints Hospital. Now living in Gravesend, she looks back on the changes she experienced working in the NHS.

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    Medway Hospital staff mark 70th anniversary of NHS

    05 July 2018

    Staff at Medway Maritime Hospital came together on Thursday 5 July to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

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    Medway Chief Executive to depart

    29 June 2018

    Lesley Dwyer, Chief Executive of Medway NHS Foundation Trust, is to leave the organisation to return home to Australia where she will take up a new appointment.

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    We’re fighting to #EndPJParalysis

    25 June 2018

    Keeping our patients active can make a real difference to their experience of care and their long term health, which is why we are supporting the national campaign to #ENDPJPARALYSIS.

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    Download the latest edition of our new look News@Medway magazine!

    22 June 2018

    Packed full of patient stories and news from the Trust, you can find out more about our award-winning Team Maia midwives, our Patient Research Ambassadors, the great work done by the Medway Hospital Charity, and our plans for celebrating the NHS’s 70th birthday

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    Kent MP backs launch of innovative hospital patient education programme

    08 June 2018

    A unique initiative to improve care for patients undergoing surgery in Medway by involving them more closely in preparing for their procedure has been praised by local MP Rehman Chisthi.

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    Notice of Election for Governors

    05 June 2018

    The Trust gives notice that it will hold elections to the Council of Governors of Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

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    Summer Fair 2018 - Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

    01 June 2018

    The NHS is turning 70 on 5 July 2018 and here at Medway we will be marking the occasion with a number of activities involving our staff and local community. The centrepiece of our celebrations will be a summer fair on Saturday 7 July, during the anniversary week.

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    Retired Medway nurse Enid Osborne reflects on 70 years since she joined the NHS

    11 May 2018

    In April 1948, inspired by her grandmother, an untrained midwife and her father, a battlefield stretcher-bearer during the First World War, Enid Osborne took her first steps to become part of the NHS legacy by enrolling to become a student nurse.