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Planned Care Centre, Queen Mary's Hospital
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Planned Care  Centre, Queen Maryʼs Hospital, Sidcup

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is proud to provide a number of new specialist services that are available to patients as part of our Planned Care Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup. These include outpatient assessments, diagnostic tests (including imaging, cardiac diagnostics and endoscopy), routine day-case and short stay inpatient surgery, and medical treatments and therapies - delivered locally in Bexley.


Queen Mary's Hospital

Frognal Avenue


Kent DA14 6LT

Tel: 0208 302 2678

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Services closer to home

Our aim is to provide greater availability of a range of high quality planned health services for our patients which are delivered closer to their home. 

More specialities

We have increased the choice of health services for patients and local populations to offer more outpatient clinics, more surgery on a day-case basis and more inpatient procedures, so patients have faster access to our services.

Our Planned Care Centre Surgical Services.

Our surgical services form part of our Planned Care Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital which are located on the 4th floor in the Main Building and offer patients planned routine surgery in a range of specialities such as Breast Surgery, General Surgery, Gynaecological Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pain Management, Urogynaecological Surgery and Urology Surgery. These services are further supported by our specialist nurses and other allied staff.


As part of our Planned Care Centre, we offer the following outpatient services for our patients:

  • Ageing and Health
  • Andrology
  • Antenatal Clinics
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cardiology
  • Chronic Pain 
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Haematology 
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthotics
  • Paediatric outpatient services and paediatric phlebotomy at Acorns Children and Young People Centre 
  • Pain Management
  • Phlebotomy (blood tests)
  • Renal and Nephrology 
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Urology
  • Vascular
  • Women’s Health Physiotherapy


Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is now located in a newly refurbished dedicated Outpatient area on 1st floor in the Main Building which has 25 consulting rooms where our patients continue to receive high quality care in a purpose-built area for an improved patient experience. The Outpatient Department is open Monday – Friday, 08.30-17.00.

Imaging Services

Our imaging services are located on the 1st floor in the Main Building as part of our Planned Care Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital. These include: 

  • CT (Consultant-only referral)
  • Maternity and Gynaecological Ultrasound 
  • Mobile and Theatre II Support 
  • MRI Scan (via Alliance Medical)
  • Routine Fluoroscopy 
  • Symptomatic Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Urodynamics
  • X-Ray


Opening hours are 08.30-17.00 Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays). The Department operates an emergency rota from 08.00-22.30, 7-days a week to support the wards and onsite Urgent Care Centre.


Diagnostic endoscopic examinations such as Diagnostic Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy are provided at the Endoscopy Centre in the Newland Building as part of our Planned Care Centre to provide patients with a high-quality service, in a relaxed and friendly environment. 

Opening hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 08.30-12.30 and 13.00-17.30. The unit does not operate on a Tuesday.

Need to cancel an appointment / operation?

If you have an appointment or operation booked at Queen Mary's Hospital and you need to cancel or change it, you can do so simply by completing one of these forms:


Visiting hours

Avery Hill Ward (Inpatient Ward) - visiting times are 14.30 - 17.30 and 18.30 - 20.00 hours.

Mottingham Ward (Surgical Admissions Lounge) - patients may be accompanied prior to surgery.

 For further details on all of the services run on the Queen Mary's site please visit: http://qmh.oxleas.nhs.uk/