Category list : Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
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Significant progress has been made at an NHS trust in Kent, but the Care Quality Commission has told the organisation it still requires improvement, including in its triage assessments, mandatory training for nursing staff and documentation of pain.
Louise Gilham has been appointed to a newly created mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist post to support patients across Kent.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Avey Bhatia as its new chief nurse.
My Wednesday started with a radio interview on an issue I thought the NHS had seen the back of, namely breaches of the rules on mixed-sex wards.
Maternity services in part of East Sussex are to transfer to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in Kent.
There is little evidence to suggest that hospitals with only single rooms for patients are any safer than those with more traditional ward structures, according to researchers.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust will take over a maternity unit previously run by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
Nurses fear single room-only hospitals risk damaging patient safety and team work, but patients generally prefer having their own room, according to latest analysis.
Critical care services at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust have been labelled “inadequate” by the healthcare regulator, which has told the organisation to make significant improvements in this area.
A community ward is being run inside Maidstone Hospital to help older people recover faster, as part of an initiative involving Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust.