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Our hospitals

As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, we have five sites across east Kent, caring for a population of around 700,000 people and providing specialist services for the wider population.

The Trust has more than 1,000 beds, and provides a range of core and specialist healthcare services. We receive more than 200,000 emergency attendances, around 100,000 inpatient spells and 750,000 outpatient attendances per year. 

William Harvey Hospital, Ashford

Provides a range of emergency and elective services as well as maternity, trauma, orthopaedic, paediatric and neonatal intensive care services. The hospital has a specialist cardiology unit, a state-of-the-art-pathology lab and a robotic pharmacy facility.

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate

Provides a range of emergency and elective surgeries and comprehensive trauma, orthopaedic, obstetrics, general surgery and paediatric services. It has a specialist centre for gynaecological cancer and modern operating theatres, ITU facilities, a Cardiac Catheter Laboratory and Cancer Unit. 

Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury

Provides a range of surgical and medical survives. It is a central base for many specialist services in the area including renal, vascular, international radiology, urology, dermatology, neurology and haemophilia services. It also provides a 24/7 minor injuries unit. 

The Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone

Provides a range of local services including a minor injuries unit, outpatients department and diagnostic services. 

Buckland Hospital, Dover

Provides a range of local outpatient services including minor injuries unit, renal satellite services, day hospital services, child health and child development services and diagnostic facilities.