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

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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 General Manager at Sevenoaks Medical Centre, commented “My team and I are absolutely delighted to share that we received a rating of GOOD in every domain on our first CQC inspection at Sevenoaks Medical Centre, part of KIMS Hospital. To say that I am immensely proud is an understatement!”

Sevenoaks was rated ‘Good’ in all areas:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive
  • Well-led

The CQC inspection team reported, “Staff understood and respected the individual needs of each patient and showed understanding and a non-judgmental attitude when caring for patients. There was a strong, visible, person-centred culture to care at the service. Staff were highly motivated and inspired to offer care that is kind and promotes people’s dignity. Relationships between people who use the service and staff were witnessed to be strong, caring, respectful and supportive. We observed staff took the time to interact with people who used the service in a polite, respectful and considerate way.”

Click here to read the full report.

Well done to the whole team at Sevenoaks Medical Centre.




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