KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

KIMS Hospital, the largest independent hospital in Kent, has seen the number of people paying for their own healthcare treatment grow by 33% compared with 24% in the previous year. Commenting on this, Simon James CEO of KIMS Hospital stated, “Our focus is to provide safe, outstanding quality care for both our NHS and private […]

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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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A day in the life of our Macmillan Breast Care Nurse Specialist

29th October 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

KIMS Hospital, the largest independent hospital in Kent, has seen the number of people paying for their own healthcare treatment grow by 33% compared with 24% in the previous year. Commenting on this, Simon James CEO of KIMS Hospital stated, “Our focus is to provide safe, outstanding quality care for both our NHS and private […]

Latest from KIMS Hospital

Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
Read now

Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
Read now

A day in the life of our Macmillan Breast Care Nurse Specialist

29th October 2018 Read now
Read now

Accreditations & Awards

Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

The BBC has reported that eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last up to 25 years. You can read the full article at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47238523 Until 28th February 2019, by paying for your own treatment you could save over £1,700 on your surgery when you come to KIMS Hospital. […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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A day in the life of our Macmillan Breast Care Nurse Specialist

29th October 2018 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

We sat down with Kent Country Cricket Club players Sam Billings, Joe Denly and Ollie Robertson to discuss how important it is to talk about men’s health. Here, they chat to us about two of the most common cancers among men, prostate and testicular cancer, and some of the ways you can help catch possible signs […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
Read now

A day in the life of our Macmillan Breast Care Nurse Specialist

29th October 2018 Read now
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Accreditations & Awards

A day in the life of our Macmillan Breast Care Nurse Specialist

Working at KIMS Hospital, I love being a Macmillan Breast Care Nurse Specialist and feel privileged to help people at one of the most vulnerable times of their life, through a journey that can sometimes only be described as a ‘crisis’. Everyone has a different journey and it astounds me every day to see how […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Know your breasts!

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and is not exclusive to women. Approximately, 1 in 8 women in the UK will develop breast cancer in their lifetime and about 370 men will be diagnosed every year.1 Being aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer is important as it can […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital 200 mile cycle challenge for the Samaritans Maidstone and Weald

On the 28th and 29th September 2018, 14 members of the KIMS Hospital team will be cycling from KIMS Hospital, Maidstone to the twinned town of Beauvais, France. The challenge of cycling over 120 miles will hope to raise much-needed funds for their charity of the year, Samaritans, Maidstone and Weald. A support crew of […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital Wins Employer of the Year at the Kent Excellence in Business Awards

KIMS Hospital, the largest independent hospital in Kent, has been awarded Employer of the Year 2018 by the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA). This award recognises a Kent-based company’s commercial success and strategies for growth whilst achieving excellence in its commitment to the support and development of its workforce regardless of size. KIMS Hospital […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital receives ‘Good’ rating from Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Only four year’s since opening, KIMS Hospital has been rated ‘Good’ across all areas of its service by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). In addition, the inspectors found a number of areas of Outstanding practise across the hospital, including for our cardiac catheterisation laboratory which is part of the only interventional cardiology suite in an […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Miss Anne Henderson to discuss HRT and Menopause on LBC Radio

Consultant Gynaecologist, Miss Anne Henderson will be appearing on the Clive Bull show on Leading Britain’s Conversations – LBC Radio on Tuesday 13th March between 9-10pm.  Anne will be answering your questions live on air, discussing all things Menopause and HRT, as well as general Gynaecology. Be sure to tune in to the show on […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital Consultant Breast Surgeons Win Top Award

We are really pleased to announce that KIMS Hospital Consultant Breast Surgeons, Mr Mohsin Dani and Mr Haresh Devalia recently won the “Best Oncoplastic and Aesthetic Breast Surgery Specialists” award at the ghp Private Healthcare Awards 2018. Visit Mr Dani’s Profile Visit Mr Devalia’s Profile

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Antibiotic Guardians

Antibiotics help ward off infections during surgery and other hospital treatments. They also treat serious bacterial infections, such as pneumonia, meningitis and sepsis. There is a misconception that antibiotics can be used to treat common viral infections such as colds or flu, but this is not the case. Harmful bacteria that live inside you can […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital and Maidstone United announce Medical Partnership

Maidstone United and KIMS Hospital have announced a medical partnership that will see KIMS Hospital provide medical services, including diagnostic scans and injury treatments, to the club’s professional players. As well as scans and treatments for injured players, the hospital will provide screening services such as ECGs and Echocardiograms in the hospital’s Cardiology department. The […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital Win National Award as UK’s Best In-house Recruitment Team

KIMS Hospital, the largest independent hospital in Kent, has been awarded the Best In-house Recruitment Team 2017 by the National Recruiter Awards. This award recognises market insight, outstanding service and achievement by a UK in-house recruitment team. KIMS Hospital beat large national companies such as House of Fraser to be named winner at the awards […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital Recruitment Team win at the Kent CIPD HR Awards

The KIMS Hospital Recruitment Team have won an award for Innovation in Recruitment at the Kent CIPD HR Awards. The Kent branch of CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, is a not-for-profit organisation that champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Healthy Workplace: An Opinion Piece by Simon James, CEO, KIMS Hospital

Having healthy and motivated employees is fundamental to the success of any business. With 42%1 of employees stating a health condition affected their work “a great deal” or “to some extent,” engaging employees in their wellbeing and providing prompt access to healthcare must be a focus for any business, irrespective of size. It’s well-known that […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital opens fifth operating theatre to meet growing demand

KIMS Hospital, Maidstone, the largest independent hospital in Kent has invested £250,000 in new technology for its fifth operating theatre, meeting a growing demand for orthopaedic procedures. Treating both private and NHS patients, KIMS Hospital, since opening in 2014, has seen a steady growth for its orthopaedic services. Working closely with some of the county’s […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital Great Christmas Bake Off Raises Over £300 for The Heart of Kent Hospice

KIMS Hospital, Maidstone hosts their own Great Christmas Bake Off to help raise money for their charity of the year, the Heart of Kent Hospice. Entries were judged by a panel of six, including staff from KIMS Hospital and the Heart of Kent Hospice. Great British Bake Off Finalist, 2016, Jane Beedle, was on hand […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Revelations abound with scanning of Maidstone Museum’s mummy

Ancient Civilisations project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund 2,700-year-old mummy, Ta-Kush, CT scanned at KIMS Hospital Full body scans to contribute to community research projects and lead to facial reconstructions One of the most exciting projects in recent years at Maidstone Museum – the scanning and facial reconstruction of its very own 2,700-year-old mummy […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Clinical Lead joins KIMS Hospital

Dr Laurence Gant, Consultant in Sport and Emergency Medicine, joins KIMS Hospital to run the new Sport Medicine and Injury Clinic. As Clinical Lead for Polyclinics at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, where he delivered medical care for athletes at the Games, and as a club doctor for Tottenham Hotspur, Dr Gant brings a […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Local Member of Parliament Visits KIMS Hospital, Maidstone

Helen Whately, Member of Parliament (MP) for Faversham and Mid Kent visited KIMS Hospital, the largest independent hospital in Kent, to understand the role the hospital plays in delivering increasing levels of healthcare for local people; both private and NHS patients. During her full tour of the hospital on 20th September, Helen met front line […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Local man appointed Chief Operating Officer at KIMS Hospital, Maidstone

Marcus Whiteley, from Staplehust in Kent has joined the Senior Management Team of KIMS Hospital as Chief Operating Officer, bringing with him over 30 years’ hospitality experience from the independent healthcare sector and luxury hotels. Most recently, Whiteley was Director of Operations at the prestigious Kind Edward VII’s Hospital in London, prior to which he […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Reducing deaths from heart disease, by working with local GPs

On 6th July, KIMS Hospital, the largest independent hospital in Kent, held an event aimed at helping reduce the number of deaths from heart disease in Kent. Today, every 3 minutes, someone in the UK is struck by a heart attack, with around 30% of heart attacks being fatal.*  That’s why KIMS Hospital, Maidstone, is […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Hospital voted Kent’s most promising new business

KIMS Hospital in Maidstone, Kent, has been voted The Most Promising New Business in Kent by the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. The success was were announced at the Chambers’ 2016 Business Awards on 17 March at Cathedral Lodge, Canterbury. Nurses Claire Traverse and Sue Robins were joined by patient advisors Lesley Hickman and Judith […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Breast enlargement – the essential info

  Consultant Mr Simon Mackey discusses some of the key points you should consider if you are planning breast enlargement (also known as “augmentation”).  Pick up any glossy celebrity magazine these days and it seems someone somewhere is showcasing their new breasts. Whilst the majority of us are certainly not celebrities, there are many reasons why women […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Sidelined by knee injury?

KIMS consultant Simon Ellis looks at the options available to people suffering with knee injuries. At this time of year many people will have either had their ski holiday or be looking forward to one.  Skiing is very hard on your knees and is very difficult or painful if you are suffering with a knee […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS Hospital offers support to patients overseas.  

  Nurses from KIMS handed over a wide range of hospital equipment to the Medical Aid International charity earlier today. Items including oxygen tubing, anaesthetic machine circuits, gloves, drapes, catheters, and crutches were all donated. The equipment will be used to support the wide range of healthcare projects the charity runs across the developing world, […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Understanding the menopause

Consultant Gynaecologist Anne Henderson looks at the symptoms of menopause and the treatments available.  The menopause is the time when a woman stops producing eggs and which heralds many hormonal and physical changes to her body. As the recent NICE guidance on the menopause has confirmed, no one should suffer in silence and there are […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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KIMS an easier choice for Exeter patients

KIMS Hospital has a new agreement in place with The Exeter (previously known as Exeter Friendly), an established provider of private medical insurance (PMI) to patients. The arrangement means that any policy holders of The Exeter will be covered for treatment at KIMS, regardless of the type of policy they hold. Mark Griffiths, Head of […]

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KIMS Hospital welcomes even more patients

22nd February 2019 Read now
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Inpatient physiotherapist taking knee replacement patient through exercises

BBC finds “Most hip and knee replacements last longer than thought”

21st February 2019 Read now
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Kent County Cricket Club chat about Men’s Health

21st November 2018 Read now
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Accreditations & Awards