Local Hospital Service

 

WALK IN CENTRE (Minor Injuries Unit)

Royal Victoria Hospital
Radnor Park Avenue
Folkestone
CT19 5BN

Opening Times

8am - 8pm 7 days a week

Minor injury units can No appointment is necessary and there is no need to pre-register.

  • stitch cuts/suturing
  • remove foreign bodies from ears, noses etc.
  • dress minor wounds, lacerations and abrasions
  • deal with sprains and strains
  • deal with most broken bones
  • treat wound infections
  • treat burns and scalds
  • remove fish hooks /splinters
  • remove earrings /studs from earlobes, mouths, noses
  • treat head injuries
  • treat bites: insect, animal, human
  • treat eye conditions/injuries
  • treat minor chest injuries
  • treat neck pain/injuries
  • treat back pain
  • treat facial injuries including injuries to the nose
  • treat nose bleeds
  • treat abscesses and paraonychias
  • treat acute urticaria/allergic reactions
  • treat soft tissue injuries/bruising
  • apply plaster of paris

Minor injury units cannot treat:

  • chest pain
  • respiratory problems
  • abdominal pain
  • gynaecological and obstetric problems
  • overdose
  • alcohol related problems
  • mental health problems
 

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

William Harvey Hospital 

Kennington Road
Ashford
TN24 0LZ

Opening Hours - Full A&E services are provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

X-RAY DEPARTMENTS

Royal Victoria Hospital 

Radnor Park Avenue
Folkestone
CT19 5BN

Opening Times

9.00am to 12.30pm Monday - Friday No appointment necessary
1.45pm to 4.30pm Monday - Friday No appointment necessary

Bank Holidays – Closed

William Harvey Hospital 
Kennington Road
Ashford
TN24 0LZ

Opening Times

7.30am-7.00pm Monday - Friday No appointment necessary
9.00am-4.00pm Saturday and Sunday No appointment necessary
 

PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENTS

Royal Victoria Hospital 

Radnor Park Avenue
Folkestone
CT19 5BN

Opening Times

8.30am to 2.00pm Monday - Friday By Appointment Only
2.00pm to 4.00pm Ticket Service
9.00am to 12noon No Appointment Necessary

Children 2yrs-16yrs BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

NB. Children under 2yrs – Please telephone Padua Ward at William Harvey Hospital for an appointment

William Harvey Hospital 

Kennington Road
Ashford
TN24 0LZ

Opening Times

8.00am - 4.00pm No Appointment Necessary

Children 2yrs -16yrs No appointment necessary

NB. Children under 2yrs please telephone Padua Ward for an appointment

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