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Staff accommodation is available at Kent and Canterbury, William Harvey (Ashford) and QEQM (Margate) hospitals.

Bookings are managed on our behalf by 2gether Support Solutions, who manage all aspects of accommodation services, including the domestic cleaning of communal areas, waste collection, and vacation cleans. For details of accommodation on each site and current rents, please see the information below or click on the link to access the booking portal.

Staff can book using the following links:

For Trust staff/forward bookings please book via:
https://accommodation.ekhuft.nhs.uk/Accommodation_Portal

For Agency and short stays please book via:
https://accommodation.ekhuft.nhs.uk/Agency_EmergencyRooms_Portal/

What is provided?

Each single room is fully furnished with a desk, single bed, wardrobe, shelving, side drawers and a desk chair. Each kitchen has a microwave, oven and fridge freezer. Linen is provided in each room, this comprises of sheets, blanket, pillows and towels. Each flat has an iron and ironing board.

Family flats are similarly furnished but have a double bed in the main bedroom,  linen is provided and comprises of sheets, blankets, pillows and towels.

Kent and Canterbury - amenities and rents

email: ekhuft.accommodationkch@nhs.net

Located just opposite the Outpatients Department at K&C, the Orchard Residences are purpose built accommodation blocks provided for the use of hospital staff, medical students, and other key healthcare workers. The accommodation is divided into single rooms or family accommodation depending on your requirements. Each single room is fully furnished with access to communal kitchens and bathrooms. All rooms have full access to the Trust’s Wi—Fi system. While the site is located on the hospitals door step for convenience, it still maintains a quiet and peaceful atmosphere enabling residents to relax without feeling they are at work.

Parking is available in the staff car parks for which a permit is required and can be obtained via the Trust’s parking permit portal (http://permits.paysmarti.co.uk/acct/eastkenthospitals) or from the on-site parking attendants (parking hut located outside the Fracture Clinic entrance).  Any questions about parking can be sent to the parking team via: ekh-tr.travelsmart@nhs.net. Further details can be found in the staffzone of the Trust intranet. Please note, although there are parking bays located within the Orchard Residences, these are not reserved exclusively for residents, but if full there are ample spaces in the adjacent staff car parks.

The Orchard Residences are a 15-20 minute walk from the historic city of Canterbury. In the city centre you will find a large selection of restaurants, bars, clubs for shoppers the White Friars Mall, as well as many quaint independent stores along the high street and in the many lanes and back streets. Canterbury connects with the high speed rail link to London with a journey time of around 60 minutes, and connections to Ashford for the Eurostar to the continent.

K&C current rents (subject to annual rent review)

        Short stay / agency
Long stay (>1 month)
 Bedsit


£14.93 per night £13.90 per night
 2 bedroom DDA shared flat A



£18.40 per night £17.37 per night
 2 bedroom DDA shared flat B



£22.03 per night £20.99 per night
 3 bedroom shared (no lounge)



£15.44 per night £14.40 per night
 Double room shared flat no lounge



£18.40 per night £17.37 per night
 Flatlet


£17.20 per night £16.17 per night
 2 Bedroom family flat



£24.01 per night £22.98 per night
 On Call



£15.44 per night £14.40 per night                                                


William Harvey (Ashford) - amenities and rents

email: ekhuft.accommodationwhh@nhs.net

Located to the right of the main hospital building, the Broomfield Residences are purpose built accommodation blocks provided for the use of hospital staff, medical students, and other key healthcare workers. The accommodation is divided into single rooms or family accommodation depending on your requirements. Each single room in a cluster flat is fully furnished with access to a communal kitchen, bathroom and lounge. All rooms have full access to the Trust’s Wi—Fi system. While the site is located on the hospitals door step for convenience, it still maintains a quiet and peaceful atmosphere enabling residents to relax without feeling they are at work.

Parking is available in the staff car parks for which a permit is required and can be obtained via the Trust’s parking permit portal (http://permits.paysmarti.co.uk/acct/eastkenthospitals) or from the on-site parking attendants (parking hut located opposite main hospital reception).  Any questions about parking can be sent to the parking team via: ekh-tr.travelsmart@nhs.net. Further details can be found in the staffzone of the Trust intranet. Please note, parking bays are not reserved exclusively for residents. There are a limited number of bays in car park zone 14 located just behind the residences, but if these are full there are ample spaces in staff car parks across the site.

The William Harvey Hospital is located in a quiet area just outside of Ashford town centre, but only a couple of minutes from junction 10 of the M20 making it useful for commuting between London and Canterbury. The Ashford International train station is also just a ten minute drive away, giving residents a quick and easy route to the continent via Eurostar, or London on the high-speed rail link.

William Harvey (Ashford) current rents (subject to annual rent review)

   Short stay / agency  Long stay (>1 month)
 Double room
 £21.96 per night
 £20.93 per night
 Married room - 1 bed
 £19.97 per night
 £18.93 per night
 Married room - 2 bed  £21.96 per night  £20.93 per night
 Married room - 3 bed  £25.72 per night  £24.68 per night
 3 bed shared with lounge
 £15.44 per night  £14.40 per night
 4 bed shared no lounge
 £14.08 per night  £13.04 per night

QEQM (Margate) - amenities and rents

email:ekhuft.accommodationqeqm@nhs.net

Located to the right of the main hospital building, the Nightingale Residences are purpose built accommodation blocks provided for the use of hospital staff, medical students, and other key healthcare workers. All single rooms are en-suite with a communal kitchen and lounge in the flat, with all blocks benefitting from card-key access controls and CCTV. All rooms have full access to the Trust’s Wi—Fi system. While the site is located on the hospitals door step for convenience, it still maintains a quiet and peaceful atmosphere enabling residents to relax without feeling they are at work.

Parking is available in the staff car parks for which a permit is required and can be obtained via the Trust’s parking permit portal (http://permits.paysmarti.co.uk/acct/eastkenthospitals) or from the on-site parking attendants (parking hut located opposite St Peter’s Rd entrance).  Any questions about parking can be sent to the parking team via: ekh-tr.travelsmart@nhs.net. Further details can be found in the staffzone of the Trust intranet. Please note, parking bays within the Nightingales are not reserved exclusively for residents. In the unlikely event all are full, there are ample spaces in staff car parks across the site.

The accommodation site situated in the seaside town of Margate, with its vibrant old town renaissance and the newly opened Turner Centre. Just a 5 minute drive away is Westwood Cross shopping and leisure complex. Margate connects with the high speed rail link to London with a journey time of around 90 minutes, and connections to Ashford for the Eurostar to the continent.

QEQM (Margate) current rents (subject to annual rent review)

 
Short stay / agency
Long stay (<1 month)
 Married room - 1 bed
 £20.85 per night
 £19.81
 Married room - 2 bed
 £24.52 per night
 £23.49
 Single (en-suite)
 £14.93 per night
 £13.90

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