Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust ONLY run an Outpatient Service at Gravesham Community Hospital. 

Blood tests

As we continue with or plans to manage the current COVID-19 pandemic, all blood tests for patients 12 years and over will take place at Gravesend Community Hospital (GCH), Bath Street, Gravesend DA11 ODG until further notice.  

The opening hours at GCH are Monday to Friday (9am to 2pm) - no appointment necessary, people are seen on a first come, first served basis.  Please do not go to Darent Valley Hospital to have your blood taken.


The Minor Injuries Unit located at Gravesham Community Hospital is run Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

The Minor Injuries Unit is open 365 a year, 8am to 8pm, treating patients who have an urgent but not life threatening illness or injury. Patients aged 12-months-old and over can be treated for minor cuts, bites and stings, foreign bodies in wounds, ears and noses, minor burns and fractures to arms and lower legs.

X-ray: 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

At some units, patients can also be treated for minor ailments such as coughs, colds, ear, nose and throat infections and urinary tract infections. Telephone 0300 123 4449.  

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