The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) is a 38 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 AMU at Maidstone Hospital.

Ward manager: Michelle Parr

Visiting hours: This ward’s visiting hours are 10am – 12midday, 2pm – 5pm and 6pm – 7pm, 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.