KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years in Kent

KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years as the largest independent hospital in Kent, welcoming its first patient in April 2014 and growing into a thriving business across multiple locations. The hospital opened Sevenoaks Medical Centre in 2020 as part of its mission to provide affordable, quality healthcare across Kent, and in 2021, was acquired by LycaHealth, […]

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KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years in Kent

KIMS Hospital celebrates 10 years as the largest independent hospital in Kent, welcoming its first patient in April 2014 and growing into a thriving business across multiple locations. The hospital opened Sevenoaks Medical Centre in 2020 as part of its mission to provide affordable, quality healthcare across Kent, and in 2021, was acquired by LycaHealth, […]

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Sevenoaks Medical Centre has partnered with Sevenoaks Leisure Centre

Sevenoaks Medical Centre has partnered with Sevenoaks Leisure Centre

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Sevenoaks Medical Centre has partnered with Sevenoaks Leisure Centre

Sevenoaks Medical Centre has partnered with Sevenoaks Leisure Centre

We are excited to announce that Sevenoaks Medical Centre has partnered with Sevenoaks Leisure Centre. As part of this Partnership, staff and leisure centre members will now enjoy preferential rates for diagnostic and interventional treatments at Sevenoaks Medical Centre. As a sign of commitment to the community, Sevenoaks Medical Centre will also be offering free […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Sevenoaks Medical Centre becomes the Medical Partner of Tonbridge Angels Football Club

We are delighted to share the exciting news that Sevenoaks Medical Centre has officially become the Medical Partner of Tonbridge Angels Football Club. This partnership further strengthens our commitment to providing exceptional medical care and education in the sports environment.  At Sevenoaks Medical Centre, which is proudly associated with KIMS Hospital in Maidstone, we recognise […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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First Hospital In Kent To Achieve ‘Gold Standard’ Theatre Safety Accreditation

KIMS Hospital becomes the first hospital in Kent to achieve the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) accreditation for their high standards of patient safety across their five theatres. Lindsey King, Practice Development Lead Theatres at KIMS Hospital, comments, “We’re proud of the high standards we have in our theatres and this accreditation recognises the hard […]

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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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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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What to expect during a mammogram

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

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Welcoming Our New Chief Nurse

Introducing Sarah Colebrook, KIMS Hospital’s new Chief Nurse Hello, I am delighted to join KIMS Hospital as Chief Nurse and I have received such a warm welcome, which reflects on the positive culture across KIMS Hospital and Sevenoaks Medical Centre. I have had a long and varied career in nursing spanning 35 years, with a […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

24th April 2024 Read now
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Nurses at KIMS Hospital for International Nurses' Day showing off their Nurses buckles

International Nurses Day – The History Behind Our Nurses’ Buckles

The 12th May is International Nurses’ Day, a day celebrating Nurse’s commitment to making a difference to people’s lives everyday. In celebration, a group of our Nurses got together to share the history behind Nurse buckles and the memories they formed from their own. “After completing their training, a Nurse would traditionally be given a […]

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

24th April 2024 Read now
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KIMS Hospital logo on 3d heart for an 'Ask the Experts' Cardiology Q&A feature.

Cardiology: Ask the experts

To help support National Heart Month in February, we assembled a panel of two Cardiologists together with our Cardiology Services Manager, to help answer any questions you might have about the symptoms, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Thank you to those who have submitted questions. The video of our experts answering can be […]

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A woman having a mammogram

What to expect during a mammogram

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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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The team at KIMS Hospital offering Mako robotic arm-assisted surgery

KIMS Hospital becomes first hospital in Kent to offer Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery.

KIMS Hospital announces the introduction of Stryker’s state-of-the-art Mako SmartRobotics™ for total knee replacements in its operating theatres. The hospital is the only healthcare provider in Kent to offer this robotic-arm assisted technology and joins only a handful of hospitals across the UK using the innovative Mako system.    Prema Subaskaran, Chairperson, KIMS Hospital, comments, “As […]

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A woman having a mammogram

What to expect during a mammogram

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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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A group of men in blue shirts

Prostate Cancer Risk and Tests

As men get older their prostates tend to get bigger. This increase in prostate size can cause all sorts of problems that significantly impact quality of life. From needing to urinate more frequently to having a weak flow of urine and even experiencing urinary incontinence, more than 1 in 3 men over the age of […]

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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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Lauren Carr, Breast Care Nurse at KIMS Hospital, Awarded The Joan Frances Stowe Prize 2022

Lauren Awarded The Joan Frances Stowe Prize 2022

Congratulations to Lauren Carr, Breast Care Nurse at KIMS Hospital, for being awarded the Joan Frances Stowe Prize from the Royal Marsden School, which was awarded to her for her significant contribution to clinical practice. Lauren was nominated for the award by our Cancer Services Manager, Caroline Clark, for her accomplishments, and making a such […]

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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

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

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Sevenoaks Medical Centre receives ‘Good’ rating from Care Quality Commission

We are delighted to announce that Sevenoaks Medical Centre has been rated ‘Good’ across all areas of its service by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following a recent inspection. This is the first inspection by the CQC at Sevenoaks Medical Centre since it was acquired by KIMS Hospital in 2020. Deborah Anderson, CQC Registered and […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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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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Official reopening of the wards at KIMS Hospital with a tape cutting ceremony whilst staff look on

Official reopening of our wards

At KIMS Hospital we recently celebrated the reconfiguration of our wards, which has led to an improved experience for our patients. Geoffrey Raisbeck, the chair of our Patient Forum, joined us to celebrate the official reopening. On behalf of the Patient Forum, he cut the ribbon and shared some kind words, thanking all our wonderful […]

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What to expect during a mammogram

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Good Foot Function in Sports and Exercise, Mr Liam Stapleton

24th April 2024 Read now
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Close up of a consultant checking a patient's heart beat using a stethoscope

We’ve opened a Rapid Cardiac Assessment offering a quick diagnosis for heart problems

To coincide with World Heart Day on September 29th, KIMS Hospital has opened a new private rapid cardiac assessment service for people who are worried about symptoms they may have with their heart, and want a quick diagnosis and advice from a specialist cardiologist. The new service has been developed following growing concern from cardiologists […]

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A woman having a mammogram

What to expect during a mammogram

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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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Jess Santo, designated Cosmetic Nurse, KIMS Hospital

Meet Jess Santo our designated Cosmetic Nurse

Jess is a Registered Nurse with experience and expertise working within Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery. Having a designated Cosmetic Nurse based at KIMS Hospital gives us the opportunity to offer a more personalised service throughout a patient’s Cosmetic journey. Jess works alongside 11 Cosmetic Surgeons to assist in the day-to-day managing of our outpatient clinics. […]

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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

24th April 2024 Read now
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Bupa open new clinic at Sevenoaks Medical Centre

Bupa opens new clinic at Sevenoaks Medical Centre

Bupa opens new clinic at Sevenoaks Medical Centre We’re delighted to be working with Bupa Health, and have opened a Bupa Health Clinic at our Sevenoaks Medical Centre. The clinics are giving patients access to a range of Bupa’s health assessments, including Be.Motivated, Be.Reassured and Be.Ahead. The health assessments give people an in-depth and current […]

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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

24th April 2024 Read now
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Book a consultation online at KIMS Hospital

You can now book online!

We’re excited to announce that you can now book a consultant appointment through our website. This new feature has been designed to make it easier for patients to book their initial appointment with us. You can either pay for your private medical treatment yourself with debit or credit card, or use your private medical insurance. […]

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A woman having a mammogram

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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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Fresh fruit and vegetable platter for National Healthy Eating Week at KIMS Hospital

National Healthy Eating Week – what can you do in a week?

Healthy Eating Week has been helping and inspiring people to lead healthier lives by providing nurseries, schools, universities, workplaces, health centres, communities and individuals with a wide range of free activities and resources. If you want to eat healthily but are lacking in willpower, or get overwhelmed by the huge amount of information out there, […]

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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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NHS Heart attack awareness campaign

NHS launches lifesaving campaign to tackle heart attack myths

The NHS has launched a new lifesaving campaign to encourage people to dial 999 when they are having early signs of a heart attack. Backed by celebrities including One Foot in the Grave actor Richard Wilson and Sky Sports presenter ‘Tubes’ – the campaign tackles a number of common heart attack myths, after research identified that three […]

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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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KIMS Hospital named as National Joint Registry (NJR) Quality Data Provider for second year

KIMS Hospital is celebrating after being named as a National Joint Registry (NJR) Quality Data Provider for a second year in a row after successfully completing a programme of local data audits. The NJR monitors the performance of hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacement operations to improve clinical outcomes primarily for the benefits […]

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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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KIMS Hospital chats with Kent Cricket team member about men's health

Geoff Chats With Kent Cricket About Men’s Health

One of our patients, Geoff, speaks with Kent Cricket players Darren Stevens and Nathan Gilchrist about men’s health. The discussion centres around the two most common cancers among men; prostate and testicular cancer, and the importance of getting yourself checked early. The group also talk about mental health and why it’s important to seek help […]

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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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KIMS Hospital CEO, Simon James, and LycaHealth Chair, Prema Subaskaran are pictured shaking hands to celebrate the investment.

KIMS Hospital Announces New Investor

KIMS Hospital CEO, Simon James, and LycaHealth Chair, Prema Subaskaran are pictured shaking hands to celebrate the investment. KIMS Hospital, the largest independent hospital in Kent, has today, Thursday 14th October, 2021 announced that LycaHealth, has invested in KIMS Hospital, becoming the majority shareholder. For LycaHealth, which already has state-of-the-art health clinics in Canary Wharf […]

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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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Elmer's 'Big Heart of Kent Parade', sponsored by KIMS Hospital

KIMS Hospital sponsors Elmer’s ‘Big Heart of Kent Parade’

KIMS Hospital is delighted to be sponsoring the Big Heart of Kent Parade: 19th July – 22nd August As part of the parade, which is in support of Heart of Kent Hospice, KIMS Hospital has a uniquely designed Elmer the Elephant sculpture on display in Maidstone. The parade is made up of 51 Elmers, each […]

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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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In a field with the sun shining

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week: Connecting with Nature. There’s a lot of good research to support the role nature can play in protecting and supporting our mental health.For many of us though, ‘being in nature’ may not be as easy as it sounds.  The good news is, you don’t have to climb a mountain to feel the […]

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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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Healthwatch Kent asks how you’re coping with COVID-19

Healthwatch Kent wants to hear how you may be affected by the Coronavirus and any impact on accessing your local services   At KIMS Hospital we know that getting feedback from the community and those people using our services and those of the NHS is key, especially in such difficult times as during this pandemic. […]

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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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Chief Executive of MTW, Miles Scott, visits KIMS Hospital

Miles Scott, Chief Executive, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust visited KIMS Hospital on Wednesday 13th May. Miles met with Simon James, CEO of KIMS Hospital and members of the KIMS Hospital team and the MTW stroke unit rehab team who are currently based at KIMS Hospital during COVID-19. Miles said “I and everyone at MTW are very pleased with and grateful for […]

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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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What to expect from Independent Healthcare

Watch the Independent Healthcare Provider’s Network (IHPN) new animation on what to expect from independent healthcare At KIMS Hospital we are committed to providing safe, outstanding, quality care for our patients. Our commitment includes ensuring all our patients have a good experience with us. In conjunction with the IHPN, with whom we are a member […]

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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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KIMS Hospital acquires Sevenoaks Medical Centre

KIMS Hospital, the largest independent hospital in Kent, has acquired Sevenoaks Medical Centre on London Road, Sevenoaks as part of its commitment to providing local people with fast access to safe, outstanding and affordable healthcare close to where they live. Commenting on the acquisition, KIMS Hospital CEO, Simon James said, “I am delighted that Sevenoaks […]

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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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