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    Trust statement: Hannah Jackson

    23 November 2020

    James Devine, Chief Executive of Medway NHS Foundation Trust, said: “Sadly I can confirm that Hannah Jackson, a Staff Nurse at Medway Maritime Hospital has passed away.

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    Hospital shines purple for World Prematurity Day

    20 November 2020

    Medway Maritime Hospital’s iconic clock tower shone purple this week to mark World Prematurity Day (Tuesday 17 November 2020), raising awareness of premature birth and the impact it can have on families.

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    Medway Hospital Charity humbled by community generosity

    19 November 2020

    The Medway Hospital Charity has been by humbled by the generosity of people in Medway and Swale for continuing to raise money to support the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Update from Medway NHS Foundation Trust

    18 November 2020

    You may have heard in the media recently that the Trust has declared a ‘critical incident’ as a result of increased pressures at Medway Maritime Hospital; this is not correct. As part of our COVID planning we have introduced enhanced internal measures but no incident has been declared.

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    League of Friends Coffee Shop – joint statement

    17 November 2020

    As you will be aware, work has not yet started on the new Coffee Shop for The Medway League of Friends, and we wanted to provide you with an update on the current position.

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    Limited visiting from Tuesday 3 November

    02 November 2020

    Unfortunately we have had to take the difficult decision to suspend visiting at the hospital from Tuesday 3 November until further notice. This includes visiting patients on the ward and attending with a relative who may be attending a routine appointment in main or specialty outpatients, including maternity.

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    Tackling ‘Stoptober’ – Dr Nandita Divekar chats to Hospital Radio Medway

    30 October 2020

    Listen to a special ‘Stoptober’ themed podcast with Medway NHS Foundation Trust Smoking Cessation Lead, Dr Nandita Divekar, who tells Hospital Radio Medway about the dangers of smoking and why it’s so important to kick the habit.

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    Medway Doctor urges smokers to quit this ‘Stoptober’

    28 October 2020

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust is supporting the annual ‘Stoptober’ campaign, encouraging the nation's smokers to make a quit attempt for the month of October and beyond.

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    We are open, we are here

    22 October 2020

    It’s important that you know that we are open and we are here. It is safe for you to attend Medway Maritime Hospital and our staff are ready to help you.

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    Current visiting restrictions - update

    22 October 2020

    Due to a rise in coronavirus patients in the hospital, we have introduced visiting restrictions on some of our wards. We have taken this step to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and the wider community.