About us

Benenden Hospital is a modern, clean and caring private hospital. It is staffed by the best people in their individual fields and has received an Outstanding Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating. At Benenden Hospital we are very proud of our people, who work so hard to enable a safe, comfortable, patient-focused environment for those in our care.  

Patients are at the heart of everything we do at our award-winning private hospital, and we attract kind, compassionate and talented people of the highest calibre.  

Our History

Benenden Hospital has a proud history of caring for people since 1907, when it was opened by the National Association for the Establishment and Maintenance of Sanatoria - to treat postal workers suffering from tuberculosis.

Our facilities

Benenden Hospital is proud of its modern facilities, ranging from the newly opened Bensan Ward, which forms part of Benenden Hospital’s multi million redevelopment, to our Physiotherapy department, which is staffed by an enthusiastic team of state registered physiotherapists. Our Ambulatory Care Unit is equipped with the highest quality equipment for upper gastro-intestinal investigations, sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.

You're in safe hands

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulates health and social care services in England, whether they're provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies or voluntary organisations. Benenden Hospital was rated as Outstanding by the CQC.

Learning and development

The Learning and Development Centre has its own independent training facilities in the grounds of Benenden Hospital, where we offer a wide range of clinical training programmes.

Infection control

Our Infection Control team is passionate about providing and maintaining a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. 

Rising Mercury Society

The Rising Mercury Society provides a way for former Benenden patients to keep in touch and show their support and appreciation of the hospital. The Society currently has around 1,000 subscribing members and they each receive a Newsletter twice a year, containing both updates on developments at the hospital and news of Rising Mercury activities.

Benenden Hospital
Goddard's Green Road
Benenden 
Cranbrook
Kent 
TN17 4AX

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