2010 News

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News throughout 2010


Plans for women and children’s services approved by Secretary of State

New therapies base improves patient privacy

Hospital handover brings first sight of new facilities


Magnets arrival is positive attraction for new hospital

MTW scores well in DR Foster report

Local NHS offers rapid HIV testing

NHS Atlas of Health

Volunteers needed for new hospital

Latest recycling move will boost hospital’s green credentials

MTW book a hit with healthcare professionals

Keep Norovirus out of Hospital

League of Friends donation secures the best in patient information


More people will experience new hospital at Pembury months ahead of schedule

New Routes to Pembury Hospital from Monday November 1

Children help with Infection Control Messages

New film explores maternity choices

Women & Children's Service changes to be shown on film at Maidstone Shopping Centre

Hospital Pathology Department Opens it's doors

Online Innovation Awareness - New E-Learning System for staff

Local people work together to plan maternity implementation

Trust AGM reports strong improvement and investment in services 


Public Consultation on the future of the Kent and Sussex site (22nd September 2010)

NHS in West Kent listens to public views at meeting (13th September)

Maidstone Birthing Unit:-

All welcome to Trust’s 10th anniversary AGM

New hospital leads the way

West Kent PCT Annual General Meeting, Tuesday 28th September 2010


Engagement continues into plans for women and children’s services

Modern town-centre location for diabetes care

NHS talking to important groups about women and children's services

NHS in West Kent welcomes new guidance for service changes

Latest study affirms West Kent approach to GP engagement

Maternity plans will balance doctors' hours with good care


Engagement begins to turn plans for women and children's services into reality

Kangaroo Care makes prem babies better

June 2010

Fire and Rescue Exercise at Maidstone Hospital

Hospital Opens “Outstanding” Academic Centre

Weekly Infection Rates on website

Statement: Rose Gibb High Court ruling overturned (24th June 2010)

Letter to Patients and Visitors regarding the decision of the High Court to allow Rose Gibb to receive her full severance pay.

May 2010

Fire and Rescue Exercise at Maidstone Hospital
- Theatre Evacuation Image

Surgical training centre has worldwide appeal

Steady improvements that sit behind the best results in years

Heartless thieves put lives at risk

Best of Health 2010

New MTW Non-executive Director appointed

Tribute to MTW Nurses on International Nurses’ Day

MTW wins prestigious award

March 2010

Latest cancer treatment machines set to revolutionise cancer care in Kent

MTW in first wave of NHS Trusts for CQC recognition

2,000 heart appointments cancelled!

Unique patient survey gets results

February 2010

Maidstone NHS manager wins top UK midwifery award

January 2010

Twenty-four days and 325 fractures later (12th January 2010)

Help us avoid common winter ailments (12th January 2010)