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The Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) is a 14 bed ward that manages the flow of emergency medical admissions. The unit assesses the condition of patients who have been referred from A&E, outpatient clinics or a GP. It is located in the red zone on the ground floor of Maidstone Hospital.

We also have an AMU at Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

Lead Matron: Kate Hallewell
Matron: Shelley Chumley
Ward manager: Isobel Morley
Junior Sisters: Cathy Honey, Rachel Anderson, Jayne Turner, Gisela Lopes, Kiri Cramer, Clarissa Moreno and Stephanie Tanton

Ward telephone number: 01622 228689 or 01622 228691

Visiting hours:

To help protect our patients and staff from coronavirus we have revised our visitor policy. Please contact the ward for details about the designated visiting times. For the latest information about our visitor policy, please click here.

For more information about protected meal times and infection control on our wards, view the Visiting hours page.