News

  • Homebirth news

    Home birth service reinstatement

    02 February 2021

    Following ongoing discussions with SECAmb, we are very pleased to announce that we are once again able to support home births commencing 2nd February 2021 from 9am.

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    Update on home birth service

    26 January 2021

    Unfortunately, due to the continuing pressure on our local ambulance service SECAmb, we are not yet in a position to resume homebirths.

  • Virtual Meet Governors News

    Join our virtual ‘Meet the Governors’ session - 27 January

    20 January 2021

    Our Governors, who represent local people in Medway and Swale, are pleased to invite you to our virtual ‘Meet the Governors’ session on 27 January.

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    New service to drop off patient belongings

    15 January 2021

    We have launched a new service to help our patients receive belongings from their loved ones while they are staying at Medway Maritime Hospital.

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    ‘The NHS saved my life after Christmas COVID misery’

    11 January 2021

    A 34-year-old man from Medway has paid tribute to staff at Medway NHS Foundation Trust for ‘saving his life’ after he was admitted to hospital with COVID-19 on Christmas day.

  • Digital maternity

    Suspension of home birth service

    31 December 2020

    We will be contacting all of those women who had planned to give birth at home over the coming weeks, and support them in making arrangements to have their baby in our maternity unit at Medway Maritime Hospital.

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    Stop the virus, help the NHS

    22 December 2020

    The pressure on all NHS services across Kent and Medway has risen significantly due to the higher infection rates in the community.

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    Messages for loved ones

    20 December 2020

    We are inviting relatives and friends of patients being cared for at Medway Maritime Hospital to send in a message of support whilst visiting restrictions are in place during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

     

  • Vaccination

    Covid-19 vaccine information for patients

    09 December 2020

    Covid-19 vaccinations will be available from a range of NHS services over the coming months. Help protect Kent and Medway by getting vaccinated.

  • ED Award

    Trust’s Emergency Department scoops top nursing award

    07 December 2020

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust’s Emergency Department (ED) has won a major national healthcare award for its work in developing a clinically-led workforce strategy.