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Emergency Department estimated waiting times

We provide care to the most critical cases first - so if your condition is not serious you could be waiting much longer. If you would like to find alternative services, please visit Health Help Now, or contact your GP / NHS 111 if you are unsure.

For full details on your urgent care options in east Kent, please take a look at our guide to urgent care.

Patients in A&E Estimated wait time
William Harvey
Kent & Canterbury
Buckland
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What do these times mean?
Produced by: EKBI

Our ratings

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust was inspected by the CQC in July 2015.

Read about how we have improved and our Trust and Hospital ratings on our CQC Update webpage.

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How are we improving?

We are committed to working together to make positive changes for our patients. 

Each month we publish a report which outlines what improvements we are making and how we are progressing on implementing our changes.

Please take a look at our latest Special Measures Action Plan for details.

Our values

We care so that:

  • People feel cared for as individuals
  • People feel safe, reassured and involved
  • People feel teamwork, trust and respect sit at the heart of everything we do
  • People feel confident we are making a difference

Read about our vision and mission

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Dates for your diary

Board meetings held in public - (please note changes below)

Friday 9 September 2016 - 9.30am (New Date) 
Lecture Theatre, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate 

Friday 7 October 2016 - 9:30am (New Time) 
Boardroom, William Harvey Hospital

For other dates, full venue details, agendas and minutes from previous meetings - please see the 'Board of Directors' section of our website.

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We are committed to delivering the very best service by listening to you and learning from your experiences.

Please visit our Patient Experience section for all the information.

Would you recommend us to your family or friends?

Read about the Friends and Family test and see what our scores are  

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Celebrating our achievements

CHKS Top40 Hospitals winner
Shortlisted - Patient Safety Awards 2016
 

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