Many of the people we serve live in the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells area. In addition, the Trust provides specialist cancer services, through its flagship cancer centre at Maidstone and unit at Kent & Canterbury Hospital, for the whole of Kent, Hastings and Rother, about 1.8 million people.
MTW is at the forefront of developments in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery in the NHS and is increasing the range of other highly specialised services available locally to patients, including centres of expertise in trauma (emergency surgery), maternity, paediatrics (children's inpatient care) orthopaedics and planned complex surgery.
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We also provide cancer services at the Kent Oncology Centre, Maidstone Hospital and Kent & Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury.
We employ a team of approximately 4,750 whole time equivalent staff.
Annual A&E numbers: 119,000 per year (60,500 Tunbridge Wells, 58,500 Maidstone).
Inpatients: 84,000 per year
Outpatients: 387,500 per year
Our new hospital in Tunbridge Wells is the first NHS hospital in England to be built with 100% single rooms for inpatients.
The Trust mission is:
‘Our focus is our patients’
The vision of the Trust is:
‘To be a successful integrated healthcare provider in the top 20% of Trusts nationally for the quality of services which we deliver’
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We always put the patient first
We respect and value our patients, visitors and staff
We take every opportunity to improve services
We aim to deliver high standards of quality and efficiency in everything we do
We take every opportunity to enhance our reputation