Medway residents are being asked for their views on national proposals to limit prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ products such as dandruff shampoo, freeing up funds to expand other treatments for major conditions such as cancer and mental health problems.

The NHS in Kent and Medway, Bexley in south east London and the High Weald area of East Sussex, is today launching a public consultation on the future of urgent stroke services in Kent and Medway.

Almost 20 community groups have benefitted from more than £23,000 funding to help improve the health of the community, thanks to the on-going success of a scheme run by Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Sarah Vaux, Chief Nurse at Medway Clinical Commissioning Group, said: “The CCG is aware the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has started enforcement actions against St Mary’s Island Surgery in Chatham.

The NHS in Kent and Medway is today announcing proposals to create three new ‘hyper acute’ stroke units in Kent and Medway.

Congratulations to Wendy Daws of the Mess Room for being named in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list.

The Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Partnership have published feedback on Listening Events held across Kent and Medway from July to October 2017.

For a list of opening times for pharmacies across the Medway area, please click here.

Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which is responsible for planning and buying local NHS services, has been lifted out of ‘legal directions’.

The Medway Model is a new way of joining up local health and care services so that, where appropriate and possible, they can be delivered closer to people’s homes.

Staff at Medway Clinical Commissioning Group have been leading the fight against flu by getting vaccinated against the virus.

29 October 2017 is World Stroke Day.

Did you know that we’re reviewing stroke services in Kent and Medway and have plans to improve them?

Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is calling for local people’s views on community health services.

For a list of opening times for pharmacies across the Medway area, please click here.