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Directory of Services


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Site

How to Access

Accident & Emergency

Darent Valley Hospital

Emergencies and life-threatening illnesses only

01322 428100 (switchboard)

Ageing and Health Services (Outpatients)

  • Complex falls
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Frailty
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Pre-syncope and Syncope
  • Stroke and TIA

·         Darent Valley Hospital

·         Queen Mary’s Hospital

 

GP Referral

Contact number: 01322 428357

 

Many of these services offer rapid access to urgent assessment helping to avoid emergency admissions wherever possible.

 

Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU)

Darent Valley Hospital

GP Referral via the Ambulatory Care Nurse Practitioner 

(Single Point of Contact)  07925 173747

Anaesthetics / Chronic Pain Services

(Outpatients and Elective Day Surgery)

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

 

GP Referral

Breast Care Services

Empress Breast Unit at Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Rapid Access Referral

Cancer Services

(Outpatient and Elective Day Case Surgery Service)

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

·          

GP Rapid Access Referral

Cardiology

 

·         Darent Valley Hospital

·         Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

 

Dartford Community Mental Health Team for Older People

Darent Valley Hospital

(run by Kent And Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership)

GP Referral

Dermatology

·         Darent Valley Hospital

·         (run by Medway NHS Foundation Trust)

GP Referral

 

Diabetes

·         Darent Valley Hospital

GP Referral

Dietetics and Nutrition

Darent Valley Hospital

·         Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

 

·         Darent Valley Hospital

·         (run by Medway NHS Foundation Trust)

GP Referral

 

Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU)

 

Darent Valley Hospital

GP Referral

01322 425378

 

Once your referral has been received, we will contact your patient within 24-48 hours.

If symptoms require urgent

attention, your patient is advised to attend A&E.

The Frailty Assessment Unit (FAU)

Darent Valley Hospital

GP Referral via the Frailty Navigator

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Gastroenterology

 

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

General Medicine

Darent Valley Hospital

GP Referral

General Surgery

(Outpatient and Elective Day Case Surgery)

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

 

GP Referral

Gynaecology:(Outpatients and Elective Day Surgery)

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

 

GP Referral

 

Gynaecology

(Outpatients Clinics)

Gravesham Community Hospital

GP Referral

 

Haematology Services

·         Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

 

Maternity Services:

  • Maternity Triage (Maternity Assessment Unit)
  • Delivery Suite

·         Darent Valley Hospital

Self- referral/ GP or Obstetrician referral following telephone contact:

01322 428278 /8280

01322 428273

Maternity Services:

Foetal Assessment Unit

 

Darent Valley Hospital

On-line maternity self-referral at www.dgt.nhs.uk  or GP/ Obstetrician referral following telephone contact:

01322 428278/8280

Maternity Services:

Maternity Ultrasound

·         Darent Valley Hospital

·         Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

Maternity Services:

Birth Centre

·         Darent Valley Hospital

On-line maternity self-referral at www.dgt.nhs.uk following telephone contact: 01322 428425

Maternity Services:

Antenatal Clinic

·         Darent Valley Hospital

On-line maternity self-referral at www.dgt.nhs.uk / GP Referral

Maternity Services:

Community Midwifery

·         Dartford, Gravesend, Swanley and Bexley Areas

On-line maternity self-referral at www.dgt.nhs.uk of through the Community Midwives Office:

01322428753/8754.

Neonatal Unit/Special Care Baby Unit

·         Darent Valley Hospital

GP/Consultant referral

Occupational Therapy (Adults)

·         Darent Valley Hospital

·         Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

Ophthalmology

(Outpatient and diagnostic services;

day-case surgery)

Darent Valley Hospital

(Service run by Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)

GP Referral

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Darent Valley Hospital

Service (run by Queen Victoria NHS Foundation Trust)

GP Referral

Orthopaedics

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

Orthotics (Outpatients)

 

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP/Consultant referral

Paediatric Services

(Outpatients)

 

·         Darent Valley Hospital

·         (Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust and Evelina London Children's HealthcareConsultants-delivered care)

·         Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

Phlebotomy (Outpatients)

By appointment only

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Blood Test Referral

Queen Mary’s Hospital: 0208 302 2678 Ext. 4139

Darent Valley Hospital: 01322 425391 

Erith And District Hospital: 01322 356167 

Physiotherapy

Darent Valley Hospital

GPs Referral / Self-Referral: 01322 428588

Plastic Surgery

Darent Valley Hospital

Service (run by Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)

GP Referral

Rapid Diagnostics:Endoscopy, Radiology

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

 

Renal/Nephrology Services

Darent Valley Hospital

(Dialysis Service run by King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)

GP Referral: 01322 428861

Friday morning Nephrology Clinic, Darent Valley Hospital

 

Respiratory Medicine

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

Rheumatology

Darent Valley Hospital

(run by Medway NHS Foundation Trust)

GP Referral

Stroke Services

  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

 

Darent Valley Hospital

 

For patients who have had a TIA, a rapid access TIA clinic is available at Darent Valley Hospital. We aim to see patients at high risk within 24-hours from referral and low risk patients within seven days from referral.

GP Referral

 

Urology

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

GP Referral

X-Ray, Radiology, Ultrasound, Imaging and MRI Scan

Darent Valley Hospital

Queen Mary’s Hospital

Erith And District Hospital

GP Referral