Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week
It’s everyone’s responsibility to prevent adult abuse and this Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week (Oct 8-12), Medway resident are being urged to ‘See It, Report It, Stop It’.
Stop smoking this October
Medway Council is encouraging residents to seek help and advice on how to give up smoking this month, as part of Stoptober.
Top tips on staying cool this summer
As temperatures soar in Medway and the surrounding areas, residents are being encouraged to stay safe in the sun and to look after vulnerable friends and relatives.
Conference helps foster carers learn more about safeguarding children
Medway Council held a conference for foster carers to learn more about what they can do to help safeguard children from gangs.
Free fun day for families enjoying healthier lifestyles
Families were given tips and advice on how to lead healthier lifestyles at a free fun day.
Medway welcomes the Chief Executive of Public Health England
The Chief Executive of Public Health England has praised Medway Council’s Public Health services.
Public reminded to check they are up-to-date with MMR vaccine following measles cases in Kent & Medway
Public Health England (PHE) South East is urging people in Kent and Medway to check they are up-to-date with two doses of MMR vaccine.
Local community provider awarded contract to manage Children’s Community Services in Medway
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).
Under the heading Medway to receive £15.5m capital funding to improve health services
Medway is to receive up to £15.5 million of government funding to improve health services in the area.
Medway celebrates World Social Work Day
Medway Council supported The British Association of Social Worker’s World Social Work Day (WSWD) yesterday, Tuesday, 20 March.
Medway local area inspection of special education needs and disabilities
Between 4 and 8 December 2017, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission carried out a joint inspection of the local area’s special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) provision.
Proposed improvements to stroke services in Kent and Medway
The Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Plan has announced more details about the proposals to establish three new ‘hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway.
Residents encouraged to book their flu jab to Stay Well This Winter
Medway Council is encouraging residents to become flu fighters to make sure they Stay Well This Winter.
Council thanked as Medway Maritime Hospital celebrates smoke-free anniversary
The Medway NHS Foundation Trust has thanked Medway Council for its support, on the one year anniversary of Medway Maritime Hospital becoming a smoke-free site.
Free NHS Health Checks at the Smokefree Advice Centre
Residents aged 40 to 74 will are now able to have a free NHS Health Check at the Smokefree Advice Centre in Chatham.
Medway's Home First scheme is proving to be a great success.
Patients are being provided with more health support outside of hospital than ever before.
Stay Well This Winter
Medway Council is urging residents to protect themselves against flu this winter.