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General Practitioners and Advanced Nurse Practitioners
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For General Practitioners and Advanced Nurse Practitioners

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At Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, our desire is to work in partnership with our local GPs to ensure your patients have a seamless transition from primary care to secondary care services which is centred on patient-focused pathways.


As part of our long-term strategy, our aim is to develop and advance our current specialist treatment practises as well as bring expert clinical care closer to patients’ homes. Our cutting-edge Lithotripsy procedure for the quick non-invasive removal of kidney stones, a Moorfields-led Surgical Eye Unit and specialist care from Evelina London Children's Healthcare are examples of some of the specialist services we have that will have real benefits for your patients. 


More recently, we have launched our Planned Care Centre (PCC) at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup which is our dedicated site for planned care services. 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 - which are delivered locally in Bexley.


Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust offers a wide range of services across five sites: 

  • Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford – acute services
  • Planned Care Centre, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup – dedicated site for planned care services 
  • Erith and District Hospital, Erith - dedicated elective site for outpatient appointments and minor day care procedures as well as diagnostic services
  • Gravesham Community Hospital, Gravesend – community clinics in Gynaecology
  • Elm Court, Dartford – a dedicated centre to support patients who have completed their acute phase of care but still need some rehabilitation, assessment, mobilisation or who are waiting for longer term care arrangements to be finalised


Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust believes that good communication with primary care providers ensures that our patients receive the best care possible. Our consultant clinicians are happy to come and visit your practice to update you on our services and/or to report any of your questions to our Trust Board.


Please contact gemma.knights@nhs.net to arrange this.