Acute oncology is concerned with the management of known cancer patients admitted with problems related to their disease or treatment, patients with a new cancer diagnosis, those with a cancer of an unknown primary site and patients with neutropenic sepsis, metastatic spinal cord compression or any other oncological related emergency. For further information please visit the Acute Oncology page on our website.

Contact details

GP's should telephone: 01322 428100 extension 6796.

If immediate assistance is required the team can be contacted on Bleep 988, or 639.


Hours: Acute Oncology is available 09:00 – 17:00, 7 days a week.

Contact details

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust 

Darent Valley Hospital 
Darenth Wood Road 
Kent DA2 8DA