Carers First is a finalist for Care Charity of the Year
Carers First has been shortlisted for the Care Charity of the Year in the Kent Charity Awards.
Making carers visible and valued this Carers Week
Local charity, Carers First, which we commission to deliver Medway's Carer Support Service, is on a mission to support and recognise carers this Carers Week.
Update on Medway’s Children’s Services: DfE direction revised
Medway’s independent commissioner for Children’s Services has been stood down in light of the council making good progress in its improvement journey to the services it offers children.
Improving health and social care for Medway residents
A new health and social care shared record system is being launched in Kent and Medway which will deliver significant benefits for the region’s care professionals and its 1.8million residents.
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.
Medway encourages ‘hidden’ carers to come forward this Carers Week
Medway Council is encouraging residents who are looking after loved ones to find out more about the support that is available to them.
New app to support people who care for others
Help to Care, an innovative new mobile phone app, has been launched to support people who care for others in Kent and Medway.
Kent testing centre to open for key workers
Government has announced a drive-through coronavirus testing facility will open at Ebbsfleet International.
NHS Trust supports community partners with staff screening programme
Medway NHS Foundation Trust has expanded its COVID-19 screening programme for staff to include workers from other health and social care organisations in Medway and Swale to help test key workers.
Medway’s most vulnerable residents catered for
Medway Council, with the help of partner agencies, has delivered more than 35,595 meals to residents most in need during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus: second message from council Leader
A message from council Leader, Cllr Alan Jarrett, regarding coronavirus.
Latest update and guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19)
Protecting yourself and others.
Medway launches Hyper Acute Stroke Unit appeal
Medway was involved in a judicial review into the decision of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups on the locations of 3 hyper acute stroke units (HASUs) in Kent and Medway in Dec 2019
Statement from Medway Council following news of a confirmed COVID-19 death
We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of a patient at Medway Maritime Hospital, who we understand had tested positive for COVID-19 and also had underlying health problems.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Medway’s response
Medway Council’s priority continues to be providing essential council services for its residents.