Medway Hospital Opens Doors to New Emergency Department20-Nov-2018
The new Emergency Department building at Medway Maritime Hospital recently opened its doors to admit new patients.
The new building houses a range of newly built, state-of-the-art facilities that support the Trust’s Emergency Department team to deliver the best of care to the most unwell patients.
- New Resuscitation bays – this includes dedicated bays for children and patients with high body weight.
- Rapid Assessment Area bays – this is where dedicated, consultant-led team can review patients who come to the department by ambulance to provide faster diagnosis.
- Newly-built ‘Majors’ bays – intended to treat both ambulance and ambulatory (or ‘walk-in’) patients, bringing the total majors capacity for the department to 16 bays.
- A Dedicated Entrance for ambulance crews to bring in their patients into the department.
All of the new areas have been fitted out with latest equipment, which includes specialized Omnicell dispensing cabinets.