In an Emergency

In an emergency

If you, a friend or a family member suffers a life threatening or serious injury/illness requiring immediate treatment, emergency care is available at:

Average A&E waiting times

The estimated waiting times to see a healthcare professional in either one of our hospitals in the last hour is approximate and is for information purposes only.  We can not guarantee the times displayed will be the same as the length of time you will wait, although we will always aim to see you as quickly as we can.

Please remember, we provide care to the most critical cases first.

A&E average waiting times

A&E Department



A&E and Trauma Unit



Minor Injury Unit 

30 mins

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Total time spent in A&E

We will always try to ensure that at least 95% of patients attending A&E are seen, treated and either admitted to or discharged from hospital, in four hours or less, in accordance with the national standard for A&E waiting times.

There are occasions when, for good clinical reasons, patients need to spend longer than four hours in A&E.

Our waiting times - Week ending 22 November 2015
  • Maidstone Hospital A&E department saw 88.9% of patients within four hours.
  • Tunbridge Wells Hospital A&E department saw 78.4% of patients within four hours.
If it's not a 999 emergency

If you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation, you should: