Governance

Benenden Hospital is committed to the quality of care of patients and strives to  continuously improve, while minimising risk and enhancing patient safety. Our people recognise the importance of governance and support the ongoing review of our services in order to keep putting the patient at the heart of everything we do.

Board of Governors

Our Board determines the strategic direction of the hospital and monitors the delivery of the business plan by the Hospital Executive.

Hospital Executive

We are headed up a team of passionate and committed leaders who help to make Benenden Hospital the outstanding hospital it is today. 

Quality accounts

Access the latest quality accounts, which report on the quality of services provided at Benenden Hospital Trust and demonstrate our commitment to quality.

Information Security

We are committed to keeping your information secure, and have invested in achieving the Information Security Management standard, ISO 27001:2013

Safeguarding assurance

We have a commitment and a duty to safeguard vulnerable adults within the organisation and a duty to ensure that there is adequate awareness in relation to safeguarding children and young people,  as stipulated in the Care Quality Commission’s Fundamental Standards and Regulation 13.

Continuous improvements

At Benenden Hospital, we have a culture of continuous improvement and we are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality of care. We have developed a framework of both internal and external mechanisms to deliver this commitment.

Health and safety policy statement

Jane Abbott,  Hospital Director says: “As Hospital Director, it is my belief that all accidents at work are preventable provided we have safe facilities, safe procedures and safe people. By adopting a structured approach to risk assessment not only do we minimise the possibility of accidents happening, we also help prevent and control events that can damage our reputation in the wider community.

Modern Slavery Act

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It is designed to tackle slavery in the UK and consolidates previous offences relating to trafficking and slavery. The act extends to England and Wales.

Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Read our statement on Gender Pay Gap Reporting.

Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

In accordance with the requirements or the competition and Market Authority Private Healthcare Market investigation Order (2014) the below information is a declaration of hospital services provided for consultants and referring clinicians.