The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) 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.

Ward manager: Izzy Morley

Ward telephone number: 01622 228689 or 01622 228691

Visiting hours: This ward’s visiting hours are between 11am – 8pm, although this is at the discretion of the nurse in charge, who will advise you accordingly. No more than two visitors per patient are allowed at one time.

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