As you’d probably expect, our Christmas opening hours will be a little different to normal. The only days we’re shutting the main shop are Christmas Day and New Year’s day – but the A&E Kiosk will remain open overnight and will be opened during the day when we can staff it (currently in the morningsContinue reading “Christmas Opening Hours”
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)”
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”
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”
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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”
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”
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”
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”
The Consultant Orthodontist asked for the League’s support to fund two digitalcamera to be used in the department. The cameras are used on a daily basisand they prove to be invaluable for patient treatment. They record the originalclinical situation for a patient prior to the commencement of treatment and forprogress thereafter. The information is alsoContinue reading “2 x DIGITAL CAMERAS FOR THE ORTHODONTIC DEPARTMENT: Bid 641”
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