Woman being talked through the process of having a mammogram.

What to expect during a mammogram

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women with approximately 56,000 cases a year in the UK. Early diagnosis and treatment is important to give you the best chance of recovery. A routine mammogram is a great way detect cancer early, especially for women over the age of 40. What is a […]

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Woman being talked through the process of having a mammogram.

What to expect during a mammogram

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women with approximately 56,000 cases a year in the UK. Early diagnosis and treatment is important to give you the best chance of recovery. A routine mammogram is a great way detect cancer early, especially for women over the age of 40. What is a […]

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KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years in Kent

26th April 2024 Read now
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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

24th April 2024 Read now
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Sevenoaks Medical Centre has partnered with Sevenoaks Leisure Centre

Sevenoaks Medical Centre has partnered with Sevenoaks Leisure Centre

17th April 2024 Read now
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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

Foot health is a cornerstone of overall well-being, especially for athletes and individuals who lead active lifestyles. As we celebrate Foot Health Week, it’s crucial to highlight the importance of good foot function, which encompasses biomechanics, muscle strength, and control. These elements are vital for performance, comfort, and injury prevention in sports and exercise. Early […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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Sevenoaks Medical Centre has partnered with Sevenoaks Leisure Centre

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Physical therapy on a patients knee after a sporting event

Sports Recovery: 5 Essential Tips

Completing a triathlon, marathon or any sporting event is a monumental achievement that pushes your body to its limits. But once the adrenaline wears off and the soreness sets in, it’s time to focus on recovery. Proper recovery is crucial for repairing muscles, replenishing energy stores, and reducing the risk of injury. Here are five […]

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Syed Ahmed Discusses How Hip Replacement Surgery Using Mako SmartRobotics Can Benefit Patients

Consultant Orthopaedic Hip Surgeon, Mr Syed Ahmed, shares his insight into the benefits of Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery for hip replacement procedures. In this informative video, Mr Syed Ahmed sheds light on the advanced technology and precision offered by Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery. With his expertise and experience in hip surgery, he explains […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Prostate Cancer Risks And Symptoms with Urologist, Tom Smith

Did you know, one in three men over the age of 50 will develop prostate cancer? Consultant Urologist, Mr Tom Smith, explains why men should be concerned about their prostate health, the symptoms of prostate cancer and the risk factors. Finally he shares how and when men can be assessed for prostate cancer. Why should […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Why Regular Testicle Checks Are So Important – Mr Tom Smith, Urologist

For Men’s Health Month, Consultant Urologist Mr Tom Smith highlights the importance of monitoring your testicular health. Testicular checks are often overlooked, but they play a vital role in maintaining overall well-being. In this informative video, Tom explains the reasons why regular testicle checks are so important for men of all ages. From early detection […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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ENT Services at KIMS Hospital & Sevenoaks Medical Centre with Mr Ali-lami

Watch this video to discover what ENT / Head & Neck Surgery services Mr Ali Al-lami offers in his clinics at KIMS Hospital and Sevenoaks Medical Centre. Mr. Ali Al-lami is an experienced consultant ENT / Head & Neck Surgeon who has a passion for improving the lives of his patients. He specialises in a […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Hip & Knee Surgery – Ask The Experts

Mr Paul Gill and Mr Syed Ahmed answer questions about hip & knee surgery that were submitted to us on Facebook. Question: I had my left knee replaced last November by Mr Gill, all went very well. My right knee has now started to give me pain after prolonged walking. Is this common and should […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Cardiac Testing at KIMS Hospital

Our Cardiology Services Manager, Anne Hatswell, highlights the different types of Cardiac Testing available at KIMS Hospital. This includes our Rapid Cardiac Assessment service that can help diagnose symptoms relating to your heart when you want answers quickly. Hello, my name is Anne Hatswell and I am the Cardiac Service Manager here at KIMS Hospital. […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Hip Replacement Surgery – Mr Syed Ahmed

In this video, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Syed Ahmed, highlights the different types of hip replacement, and how to achieve the best long term outcome. A hip replacement (arthroplasty) is a common type of surgery where a damaged hip joint is replaced with an artificial one known as an implant. So the most commonly used […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Getting Checked For Prostate Cancer

In this video, Consultant Urologist Mr John Donohue talks about the importance of getting your prostate checked. What is the prostate? The prostate is a gland but initially the size of a walnut sits underneath the bladder and you pass urine through. Imagine it’s like a donut that completely survives the bottom of the bladder […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Why Athletes Should Get Their Hearts Checked – Maidstone United FC Case Study

In this video, Consultant Cardiologist Dr Winston Martin, and Maidstone United Club former Captain and now manager,George Elokobi, explain the benefits of athletes having their hearts checked. The aim of cardiac screening is to identify heart abnormalities which may risk sudden death. We know that athletes are undertaking high levels of endurance and exercise and […]

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A woman having a mammogram

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnoea?

If you wake up frequently throughout the night, you could be experiencing obstructive sleep apnoea. A common sleep disorder that affects an estimated 1.5 million adults in the UK, sleep apnoea occurs when you stop breathing for more than 10 seconds at a time while asleep. It could happen once or twice, or potentially hundreds […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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KIMS Hospital Raises Over £16,000 for Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex

KIMS Hospital Raises Over £16,000 for Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex

We are delighted here at KIMS Hospital, Maidstone to of raised an amazing £16,248 for our 2022/23 Charity of the Year, Air Ambulance Charity Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS). The hospital’s charity of the year is chosen by the team of over 500 employees who then hold a number of events, challenges and competitions to help […]

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Meet Our Infection and Prevention Nurse, Angela Dunn

  Angela Dunn is our lead Infection and Prevention Nurse (IPC) at KIMS Hospital. She’s joined us with over 25 years of healthcare experience and has worked in Medicine, Cardiology, Clinical Teaching, and Management roles. Get to know Angela with a Q&A on her role and her time so far at KIMS Hospital. What is a […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Father and Son talking and laughing

Men’s Health – Prostate Assessment

Know the signs, put your health first Prostate problems are a very common issue in men over 50. Prostates tend to get larger as men get older and this can cause a range of problems that can impact quality of life. Even though prostate enlargement does not always mean you have cancer, it is still […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Father and Son having a cup of tea and a chat

Men’s Health: Check Yourself

Check Yourself! Testicular cancer is one of the less common cancers in men and mostly affects men between the age of 15 to 49. Even so, it is important to know how to check yourself and to regularly do it. At KIMS Hospital, Men’s Health is important to us and we can support with the […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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KIMS Hospital’s One Stop Breast Clinic

Our Macmillan Breast Care Nurse Specialist, Lauren Carr, discusses our One Stop Breast Clinic, including who would be suitable to attend, and how she supports patients through their appointment.  “I’m Lauren I’m the Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist here at KIMS Hospital and I support patients throughout their appointment with a consultant.” “At KIMS Hospital, […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Feeling of something in the throat

Are you experiencing the sensation of having something lodged in your throat, like a persistent lump or an uncomfortable tightness? If so, you might have a condition known as Globus Pharyngeus. This feeling, often referred to as a globus sensation, can be distressing, but understanding its causes and seeking appropriate guidance can help alleviate your […]

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Sevenoaks Medical Centre Renews Sponsorship with Sevenoaks Rugby Club for 2023/24 Season

Sevenoaks Medical Centre, part of KIMS Hospital, announces today the extension of its sponsorship of Sevenoaks Rugby Club for the new season. Sevenoaks Medical Centre has been the clubs medical sponsor for the last two seasons providing teams, members and supporters with easy access to scans, tests and treatments close to their home. Sevenoaks Rugby […]

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Types of Hernia

The Different Types of Hernia

What is a hernia? A hernia is caused when an internal part of your body pushes through a weakness in your muscle wall. Hernia normally develops in the abdomen or groin and is noticeable when a small swelling or lump appears in these areas. In many cases, there are very little, or sometimes no symptoms […]

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Simple Steps To Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

In the UK, skin cancer has reached alarming levels with a staggering 2.5 times more cases than in the 1990s. With rates of skin cancers increasing year on year, it is important to recognise the significance of protecting our skin from the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The Sun’s Role: Most skin cancers are […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years in Kent

26th April 2024 Read now
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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Close up of patient holding shoulder to relieve shoulder pain

Shoulder pain? Could it be tendonitis?

The shoulder is one of the most complex joints of the body as it’s a combination of five joints allowing a 360 degree arc of movement. The shoulder can assume over 1,000 positions making it vulnerable to overuse and injury. Shoulder pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages which can occur […]

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A woman having a mammogram

What to expect during a mammogram

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KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years in Kent

26th April 2024 Read now
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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Diet and lifestyle tips to help look after your heart

There are many things you can do to help keep your heart healthy and reduce the risk of issues such as cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is an umbrella term that describes a range of conditions which affects the heart and blood vessels. It is usually associated with a build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries […]

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A woman having a mammogram

What to expect during a mammogram

7th May 2024 Read now
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KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years in Kent

26th April 2024 Read now
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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

24th April 2024 Read now
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Taking someone's blood pressure

Why it is important to control high blood pressure

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is one of the most common conditions leading to ill health and premature death in the UK, with over 30% of the UK population having the condition. If untreated, it can increase the risk of serious problems, such as heart attacks and strokes. There have been radical improvements in screening and […]

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A woman having a mammogram

What to expect during a mammogram

7th May 2024 Read now
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KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years in Kent

26th April 2024 Read now
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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

24th April 2024 Read now
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