Our Trauma and Orthopaedic team helps care for patients with disorders of the bones, muscles or joints. The department offers a full range of planned (elective) surgery and emergency (trauma) surgery for patients who may need urgent treatment as a result of an accident. This includes routine procedures such as Arthroscopies (a procedure to investigate joint) problems) to more specialist surgery such as treatment for Pelvic Fractures.
Our services include:
- Hip/knee replacement
- Trauma surgery
- Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
- Spinal Surgery
- Hand and Foot surgery
The Trust has a team of consultants who work at both Maidstone and Kent & Tunbridge Wells Hospitals. They are supported by other specialties such as rheumatology, physiotherapy and radiology.
The team offers a full range of services from initial diagnosis to surgery and rehabilitation including:
- Fracture clinic
- Rehabilitation following surgery