East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust
Housing is a big issue for Folkestone & Hythe District Council, but here we are not talking about building more social housing, but rather retrofitting their existing [...]
Solutions for Air Pollution
Air pollution is anything that makes the air more toxic and damaging to our health. Air pollution can affect all parts of our bodies, including the health of our lungs, [...]
Medical ‘Golden Hour’ broken with waiting times for ambulances at record high
So Mark Quinn wants to build a new £170m hospital extension shell in Canterbury in return for 2,000 homes adjacent the site. If all goes to plan, Canterbury will become the [...]
Developer offered land for 2,000 homes in exchange for building new hospital facility for free
Developer Quinn Estates have been offered land for 2,000 homes in exchange for building new hospital facility on land owned by Kent County Council & Canterbury City [...]
Hospital Acquired Covid spread through EKHUFT Hospitals because of unclean fomites Trust secretary implies
Not to long ago we asked the question – Is this the stupiest person in England? We stated in our honest opinion, Ms Alison Fox (pictured), who is presently Trust [...]
1,400 people likely caught Covid while hospital inpatients in Kent & Medway NHS Trusts
Nearly 1,400 people have been likely infected with coronavirus while being treated in Kent Acute NHS Trust hospitals for another reason, raising concerns about the NHS’s [...]
Breaking News: False Fire Alarm crashes EKHUFT IT System
Exclusive East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust IT system crashed yesterday (Wednesday 10th March). The system was down across the whole Trust for just over half the [...]
Contact your EKHUFT Governors about your concerns for new hospital at Canterbury
How many of you know who your Council of Governors representative for East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust is? How many of you know who your Folkestone & Hythe [...]
Oh what a tangled web we weave…
When the Shepway Vox Team were chasing down the figures for Hospital Acquired Covid via an Environmental Information Request, three of the four Kent Acute NHS Trusts supplied [...]
Is this the stupidest person in England?
Updated 07:47 26/02/20 It is our honest opinion that Alison Fox (pictured), who is presently Trust Secretary for East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust is the [...]
One in six people admitted to a Kent Acute NHS Trust hospital without Covid, became infected in hospital.
Updated 13/02/21 @11:54am The rate of Hospital Acquired Covid – technically known as “nosocomial” infections – across all four Kent acute NHS Trust mirrors [...]
Hospital Acquired Covid data for all Kent Acute NHS Trusts
All acute NHS Trusts Hospitals have been in the eye of a covid-19 storm. This has been driven by rapid rises in community infection rates in March/April, Sept/Oct and Dec. [...]
34% of Covid patients conveyed by Ambulance were not admitted to Kent Hospitals
Updated 29/01/21 @11:50am The number of Covid-19 patients conveyed to the four Kent Acute NHS Trusts by South East Coast Ambulance between 1 Jan and 30 Nov was 7,362. The [...]
75% of all Covid patients who enter all four Kent NHS Trusts beds survive
Updated 18:45 -15/01/21 Martin Landray, professor of medicine and epidemiology at Oxford University (pictured) is probably a man you have never heard of. However, in The [...]
Visits to all Kent NHS Trusts A & Es falls by 20%.
From bedroom to boardroom, from our NHS to our education system, from employment and unemployment, Covid has and will continue to affect not just our behaviour about visiting [...]
Nearly 50% of all EKHUFT beds are occupied by Covid patients
Updated 09/01/21 @01:25am What with the vaccine rollout to begin soon for many of those in the nine priority groups (some have already received it) across our district is [...]
Good News: 76% of all Covid patients who enter EKHUFT beds survive.
Updated 01/01/2021 @14:55 Here’s the good news, 76% of all patients who have entered East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust three main hospitals, William Harvey [...]
EKHUFT waiting lists rise as Surgery levels climb to near 2019 figures
Soaring numbers of patients across East Kent are having to wait more than a year for surgery and more than 18 weeks for consultant-led, routine hospital care because Covid [...]
One third of all beds at EKHUFT 3 Main Hospitals are occupied by patients with Covid-19.
Updated 21/12/20 @ 14:02 As of this morning, BBC South East News announced that 375 beds within East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust three main hospitals, William [...]
64% of EKHUFT staff isolate through Covid-19 pandemic
Updated 11:20 19/12/20 East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust (The Trust) has 8,602 employees. Due to the flexible working practices encouraged by the Trust this [...]
Abuse of EKHUFT staff by members of the public continues during pandemic
On April 3rd 2020, we made it clear that East Kent Hospital University Staff had been physically attacked and verbally abused by members of the public during the Covid-19 [...]
Revealed: Elderly paid price of protecting NHS in Kent from Covid.
Elderly people were excluded from hospitals and intensive care during the height of the pandemic’s first wave as part of efforts to stop the NHS in Kent being overrun [...]
Fire Safety Issues Emerge at Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Updated @ 09:30am 23/11/20 In the last few days it has come to light that there are issues with the fire system at the Kent & Canterbury Hospital. On the 17th Nov a [...]
A Little Bit More Good News
There is more good news regarding Covid-19 deaths and recoveries at the East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT), which serves the districts of Ashford, [...]
If we love our NHS so much in Kent & Medway, why have we sued it for more than £200 million?
Many of you throughout the covid-19 pandemic gathered in your streets, on your doorsteps, in your gardens, to pay tribute to the brave workers of the NHS, by clapping, and [...]