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Prince Richard comes to Maidstone to open new KIMS hospital

25 March 2014
by Alan Smith

Maidstone’s new private hospital is due to be opened next week.

The Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery (KIMS) has been completed at a cost of £85m in just two years.

It will be opened on Wednesday by Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester, who is the grandson of George V.

Part of the new private hospital

Part of the new private hospital

The Prince is president of the Society of Architect-Artists.

The time of the Royal's arrival is yet to be announced.

Prince Richard

Prince Richard

The hospital near junction 7 of the M20 will have 350 clinicians and will offer some specialist services for the NHS.

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