NHS staff, voluntary and community groups have gathered together to celebrate best practice in healthcare in Medway.

The Community & Patient Partnership Awards, organised by Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), were held at Priestfield Stadium in Gillingham and showcased 10 finalists in two categories. 

Following discussions between Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and The Dame Sybil Thorndike Healthcare Centre, which provides the phlebotomy service at Rochester Healthy Living Centre, Thorndike will continue to provide a service to patients at the Centre for at least a further six months.

Diabetes Prevention Week runs from 16 to 22 April 2018

It is Diabetes Prevention Week from 16 to 22 April, and the NHS is urging local people to find out their risk of type 2 diabetes and take action to improve their future health.

Treat me well: simple adjustments make a big difference

Medway Clinical Commissioning Group is pleased to support a new campaign focusing on the treatment of people with learning disabilities.

Medway is to receive up to £15.5 million of government funding to improve health services in the area

Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which is responsible for planning and buying local NHS services, has been successful in three funding bids from the Department of Health and Social Care.

Following a rigorous procurement process, Medway Council and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have awarded the contract to provide children’s community health services in Medway, to Medway Community Healthcare (MCH).

Easter Bank Holidays.

This year, Good Friday falls on 30 March so patients need to start thinking about whether they have enough medicine to see them through the long weekend.

The proposals recommend creating three hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway and give five different options for where these three new units could be located.

Six clinical commissioning groups across Kent and Medway have today announced the appointment of Glenn Douglas as their single accountable officer.

Invitation to attend the Medway School of Pharmacy Neurological Fair

As the severe cold weather continues, Medway Clinical Commissioning Group is working with all health and social care teams to ensure essential services continue to operate.

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.

People in Medway are being urged to respond to a public consultation on the future of urgent stroke services in Kent and Medway, which runs until 13 April 2018.

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).