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Chief Nursing Officer awards for healthcare support workers

The dedication of nine healthcare support workers (HCSWs) has been recognised in NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Midwifery Officer awards. Annette Farrell and Debbie Knight from NHS England (South East) visited Maidstone…

100,000 register for patient portal in six months

Since launching in November last year, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust’s (MTW) patient portal – Patients Know Best (PKB) – has been helping users access their health information on their phones, computers and…

High performing hospital trust announces new chair

Dr Annette Doherty OBE FRSC has been announced as the new Chair of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW). Dr Doherty has 35 years of international experience working in the pharmaceutical sector and…

Shortlist for the 2024 Star Awards announced!

At the beginning of the year we asked for your help in recognising the fantastic work of staff and volunteers at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) as part of our Exceptional people,…

Chief pharmacist appointed to national advisory board

Mildred Johnson, the Chief Pharmacist at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) has been appointed to the UK Pharmacy Professional Leadership Advisory Board. One of nine independent expert members, Mildred will play a…

Registered Nurse Recruitment Evening

Date: May 2024 (the exact date will be confirmed via email to shortlisted candidates) Time: 5 – 8pm Location:  confirmed via email to shortlisted candidates Join our Nursing Recruitment Evening and discover exciting opportunities…

New events support patients taking part in research

Haematology and lymphoma patients taking part in research trials are benefiting from a new event supporting patients taking part in research. Last year over 1 million people took part in trials and studies in…

Medical Director presented with prestigious fellowship

The Trust’s Medical Director, Dr Sara Mumford, has been presented with a Senior Fellowship by the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM). Dr Mumford received the award at the FMLM annual conference in Manchester…

A year of top tier performance for Stroke Unit

The Stroke Unit at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) have retained their overall A-rating in the latest Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP). This means the Unit have maintained their top tier performance…

MTW buys private hospital to increase NHS capacity

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) has bought Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital, a private healthcare facility in Kent. The purchase will enable the Trust to develop clinical services in a number of areas…
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