New 0300 13 14 500 telephone number

As part of an upgrade of our telephone system, we have a new 0300 13 14 500 telephone number, whether you want to call Bexhill Hospital, Conquest Hospital or Eastbourne DGH – you just need to use one number – find out more>>

Steve Phoenix


Steve Phoenix has held a number of non-executive roles at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust since 2017. Prior to this, he was a Special Advisor to the Minister of Public Health in Qatar. During his time in Qatar he was also Group Chief Executive of the General Hospitals and Organisational Development at Hamad Medical Corporation and executive lead of three of the Group’s acute hospitals.

Mr Phoenix brings extensive NHS Board level experience to the role of Chair having held several senior leadership roles in the NHS across the South East with experience spanning regional, commissioning and community provider roles.

He was Chair and NED of Health in Europe Ltd and a NED at Match Health Care Ltd. Mr Phoenix also held an academic appointment at the London School of Economics.