Volunteer Recruitment

As we make our way out of the pandemic and things are returning to normal within the hospital we are now able to look to add new volunteers to our team. Our volunteers are a diverse bunch. A real mix of ages, backgrounds, experiences and each have their own reason for offering their time toContinue reading “Volunteer Recruitment”

Recruitment – A&E Night Staff (Part Time)

We currently have a vacancy for a part time shop worker in our A&E kiosk on Saturday and Sunday nights. The rate of pay is £9.88 per hour (around £12300 per annum) but there would be extra hours/days covering annual and sick leave. Applicants should have The ability to work unsupervised, using self-reliance and initiative.Continue reading “Recruitment – A&E Night Staff (Part Time)”

Trustee Recruitment

The Medway League of Friends is made up of a Board of Trustees, paid staff and volunteers who provide services to the Hospital in the Leagues shop and through Hospital Radio Medway. The Board of Trustees are seeking to appoint members of the Public to join the Board. We are keen to appoint members fromContinue reading “Trustee Recruitment”

Recruitment – Part Time Supervisor

We currently have a vacancy for a part time supervisor working 6 hours per day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons/evenings. The rate of pay is £9.88 per hours (around £9250 per annum) but there would be extra hours/days covering annual and sick leave. Applicants should have Experience of retail work at a relevent level.Continue reading “Recruitment – Part Time Supervisor”

3 x RITA SYSTEMS – Reminiscence Interactive Therapeutic Activity: Bid 657

The Emergency Department submitted a bid to the League for funding to purchase 3 x RITA systems.  This equipment is used by people with dementia as well as those recovering from a stroke or head injury.  It includes a touch screen unit containing hundreds of activities, tunes, comedy and sports slips, poetry readings, radio recordings,Continue reading “3 x RITA SYSTEMS – Reminiscence Interactive Therapeutic Activity: Bid 657”

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FOR THE SAME DAY EMERGENCY CENTRE: Bids 650-654

A request was made to the League for funding to purchase medical equipment to support the new Same Day Emergency Treatment Centre.  This new service was set up to stream-line the number of patients attending the Emergency Department by referring them to the appropriate practitioner or for them to be discharged with e.g. an OutContinue reading “MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FOR THE SAME DAY EMERGENCY CENTRE: Bids 650-654”

KANGAROO WRAPS – MATERNITY DEPARTMENT: Bid 607

Staff in the Maternity Department asked for the League’s support to purchase some ‘kangaroo wraps’ for their new Mums and babies. Research has proved the benefits of skin-to-skin contact from birth and these wraps enable parents to closely bond with their babies at the earliest opportunity.In April 2017, the department held a skin to skinContinue reading “KANGAROO WRAPS – MATERNITY DEPARTMENT: Bid 607”

OPTIBIKE, ANAESTHETICS: Bid 621

The League of Friends was asked to consider a bid for a bespoke exercise bike– the Optibike – to support the rehabilitation of patients awaiting major cancersurgery. The bike had been proved to improve their fitness, leading to ashorter post-operative hospital stay, reduce the risk of post-operativecomplications and quicker achievement of normal functions after surgery.AsContinue reading “OPTIBIKE, ANAESTHETICS: Bid 621”