New TVs for children’s ward

On Monday 11 July our children’s ward received a fantastic delivery of televisions thanks to the incredible generosity of Jane Puttock, Andy Summers, and their friends and owners of Dillywood Garden Centre. They held a fundraising event over Christmas and raised enough money to buy five brand new TV’s and wall mounts for the ward.Jane …

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Defibrillator donation

The kind-hearted family of a man who suffered a heart attack outside Medway Maritime Hospital has raised money to fund an external defibrillator in his memory. Bachu Kantilal Patel, 71, visited the site on 17 August 2020 for a COVID-19 test, ahead of endoscopy and colonoscopy investigations. While having the test, he struggled to breathe, …

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Wing Walking success!

Justin Longman, Nicola Spearpoint, Ros Pearce, Liz Maclaren, Michelle Pemble, Nina Lee and Holly Gilder took on the daredevil wing walk challenge over Headcorn, Kent on Saturday 11 June to raise funds for The Medway Hospital Charity. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect, with clear blue skies and beautiful views over the Kent countryside. …

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Platinum Jubilee Tree

On Wednesday 1 June, our Chaplaincy Team held a tree planting ceremony to support The Queen’s Green Canopy, a project that focuses on sustainability and creating a lasting legacy in honour of Her Majesty’s leadership of our nation. A paper bark maple was planted by our Chief Financial Officer, Alan Davies on the main roundabout …

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Have a Rainbow Day for Medway

Do you know a local school that would like to have a Rainbow Day to raise money for the Medway Hospital Charity? Last year more than 65 schools and nurseries in Medway and Swale held tag days, cakes sales, art attacks and crafty activities and raised more than £7,000 for The Medway Hospital Charity. It …

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Life-changing facility for people with severe physical and learning disabilities opens at hospital.

As part of the commitment to equality and inclusion for all, Medway NHS Foundation Trust opened a Changing Places toilet for people with significant learning and physical disabilities – making it the first acute Trust in Kent and Medway to offer the facility. Changing Places toilets, which are larger than a standard wheelchair accessible toilet, …

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