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Nurses nominated for national awards

The work of nurses and nursing teams at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) has been recognised with nominations in three categories in the Nursing Times Awards 2024. Nurses are a vital part…

Pathology consultant lends expertise overseas

Dr Michael Coutts, Consultant Gynaecological Pathologist at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, has been working alongside a team of pathology professionals from the UK on a cervical screening programme in Moldova, supporting all…

More patients benefit from ‘high intensity’ surgery days

Orthopaedic teams at Maidstone Hospital are carrying out record numbers of surgeries in a single day.Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr James Nicholl has pioneered Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust’s high intensity theatre (HIT) list…

Armed Forces Week, veteran spotlight: Liz Coles

How long have you worked for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) and what is your day to day civilian role? I am an Occupational Health Nurse Specialist and I joined MTW on…

Celebrating our volunteers

During Volunteers Week 2024, we’ve been celebrating the amazing volunteers. The Trust has 248 active volunteers and together, they give an incredible 744 hours of their time each week to support our patients and…

Hospital awards celebrate staff stars

The fantastic work of staff and volunteers across Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) was celebrated at the Trust’s Exceptional People, Outstanding Care Star Awards on Friday 24 May. The 10 award categories…

Maternity experts volunteer in Uganda

A volunteer team of midwives, an obstetric nurse and a nursery nurse have returned from Uganda, after spending 18 days volunteering their time and skills at two different health centres. The team used their…

Stroke survivor takes fundraising to new heights

A hospital volunteer who suffered a life changing brain haemorrhage which left her in a coma is taking on an abseil challenge to raise money for the hospital that cared for her. In 2018,…

New life-saving equipment in tribute to staff member

A new emergency defibrillator is helping to save lives at Maidstone Hospital. Chief Executive at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW), Miles Scott, unveiled the new cabinet at a ribbon-cutting event on Tuesday…

New facilities for top performing Stroke Unit

The Stroke Unit at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) is providing some of the best facilities in the region, following the development of a new Hyper Acute Stroke Unit (HASU) and Acute…
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