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The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) is a 28 bed ward designed to manage 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 purple zone, level -1 at Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

We also have an AAU (Acute Assessment Unit) at Maidstone Hospital.

Head of Nursing: Kate Hallewell
Matron: Sindhu Balagopal
Ward Manager: Hayley Cruse
Junior Sisters: Portia Abroh, Maisara Garcia, Grace Bennett, Anupriya Jose, Julie Kelloway, Evelyn Tekis, Jessica Walsh, Rebecca Whibley, Godwill Mathew, Abigail Lawrence and Helena Stevenson.

Contact: 01892 633058 or 01892 633017.

Visiting hours: 12pm – 7pm with two visitors (over the age of 16) only per patient at their bedside.

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