Have your say on the future of five GP sites across Medway
More than 27,000 Medway patients are being asked for their views on the future of the five GP surgeries they are registered with.
Protect Medway: Book your flu vaccine
Medway residents are being urged to book their flu vaccine and help protect themselves this winter – particularly pregnant women and young children.
Keep 999 available for emergencies this winter
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is urging people to make use of the alternatives to calling 999 when they are not facing a life-threatening or serious emergency.
Alcohol Awareness Week: Speaking up about alcohol and mental welbeing
We're encouraging residents to find out their alcohol score during Alcohol Awareness Week, next week.
Illegal cigarettes, tobacco and cash seized from Chatham shops
Two warrants executed at shops in Chatham have resulted in officers seizing more than 70,000 illegal cigarettes.
Residents encouraged to book their free NHS Health Check
Medway Council is encouraging residents aged 40 to 74 to book their free NHS Health Check.
Text Support Service Reminder for World Suicide Prevention Day
This World Suicide Prevention Day (10 Sept), people are being reminded of the help available in Kent including an easy to use mental health text service.
Medway supports national Better Health campaign
We are supporting a national health campaign which encourages residents to make healthier lifestyle choices.
Close to 150,000 illegal cigarettes seized from shops in Chatham
Around 145,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized from Chatham businesses following a series of warrants organised by Kent Police, supported by Medway Council.
Kindness and Support for Mental Health Week
Kent and Medway residents are being reminded of support services available during COVID-19 as Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May) highlights the theme of kindness.
Mental health crisis support via text
A new text service has been launched across Kent and Medway for people of all ages needing mental health support.
Public Health England and Medway Council statement on confirmed COVID-19 cases in Medway
Specialists from Public Health England (PHE) are working with Medway Council and NHS colleagues following two confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Support for breastfeeding mums
Breastfeeding mothers are being celebrated and supported, thanks to the ‘Beside You’ campaign.
Residents encouraged to get free NHS health check
We're encouraging residents aged 40 to 74 to book their free NHS Health Checks. Residents can also get their blood pressure checked in Rochester and Chatham at two pop-up events.