Medway residents are being urged to comment on plans that will make it easier for patients to access urgent care services in one place, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Alzheimer’s Society, Kent and Medway NHS Partnership Trust and other local organisations have officially launched a drop-in, one-stop shop for people with dementia and their carers.

Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which is responsible for planning and buying local NHS services, has been rated ‘good’ in its annual assessment by NHS England.

An inspirational GP from Kent who set up a programme that has helped hundreds of people battling with mental health problems has been recognised with a national honour.

Congratulations go to a Medway nurse for having her dedication recognised at the Practice Nurse Conference.

A new gym in Chatham is the first business to sign up to Medway Time Credits, an innovative social currency scheme that recognises the time people give to their community.

Dr. Farnaaz Sharief of the Red Suite, Rainham Health Living Centre explains the miraculous effect of breathing.

With one in 12 patients nationally failing to turn up for their appointment at their GP surgery, the Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has turned to text messaging technology to reduce the problem of ‘Did not attends’.

As part of the annual Dying Matters awareness week, Medway residents are being encouraged to talk about their end of life wishes – from where they want to die to what colours should be worn at their funeral.

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Grants of up to £1,500 will soon be available to Medway community groups looking to engage local residents to support healthier living and more active communities.

MEDIA RELEASE - Issued Friday 24 March 2017

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Medway NHS Foundation Trust has achieved significant improvements and, as a result, is to exit special measures.

Work is well under way to create a new children and young people’s health and well being centre for Medway on a multi-million pound transformation of the site of the former Temple School in Strood.

Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is delighted to congratulate Dr Sanjay Suman, from Medway NHS Foundation Trust, who has won an Excellence Award for the Proactive Assessment Clinics for the Elderly (PACE) service.