11 August 2017
We have passed the first two stages of the rigorous assessment to become accredited by Unicef (United Nation’s Children’s Fund) as a Baby Friendly organisation and are well on our way to getting full accreditation early next year.
07 August 2017
We know we still have more to do to ensure the people of Medway and Swale get the care that they want and deserve and to make sure that we keep up the momentum of improvement at the Trust; that’s why we have launched our Better, Best, Brilliant improvement programme.
28 July 2017
For children in particular, coming to hospital can be a distressing experience – but it doesn’t have to be. One of the Trust’s newest employees, Health Play Specialist Amy Osborn, is now working in the Trust’s paediatric A&E to improve children’s care and make their experience more positive.
26 July 2017
The chaplaincy and spiritual care team welcomes everyone – patients, visitors and hospital staff. You do not have to think of yourself as ‘religious’ or attend a place of worship to make use of the service.
25 July 2017
Voting has now closed and results of the election will be announced soon.
24 July 2017
Across our services and disciplines, our doctors and nurses are working with our patients to develop and trial new clinical procedures, treatments and medicines.
21 July 2017
The ‘Hello, my name is...’ campaign was created by Dr Kate Granger MBE, a registrar in elderly medicine who developed terminal cancer at the age of 29.
19 July 2017
In addition to the more traditional ways of letting us have your views such as patient surveys and PALS, we are developing a network of people who are keen to be more engaged in the hospital as we work to improve services for the future.
18 July 2017
Katie and Cookie are the two therapy dogs that regularly visit the hospital to bring cheer to patients across our departments. The pair are very popular with all of our patients, young and old, and have one of the biggest Twitter followings of anyone working at the Trust!
13 July 2017
The contribution that volunteers give to us, and to our patients, is outstanding. Their drive and enthusiasm is second to none.