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Contacting a ward or department

Please use the A-Z links or search box in the directory below to find a ward or department. 

Click on the ward or department name for further information.

If you need to contact a Consultant or can't find what you are looking for - please call the Hospital Switchboard:

  • Buckland Hospital: 01304 222510
  • Kent & Canterbury Hospital: 01227 766877
  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital: 01843 225544
  • Royal Victoria Hospital: 01303 850202
  • William Harvey Hospital: 01233 633331




Important information about visiting hours

Due to national guidance regarding COVID-19, all visiting hours published below are currently cancelled.

Please check here for updated guidance on visiting.

Ward / DepartmentVisiting hoursTelephone number
Breast Screening 01227 783000
Brabourne Ward Unrestricted hours for inpatient visitors 01227 864394
Blood Tests (Phlebotomy) WHH 01233 616060
Blood Tests (Phlebotomy) QEQM 01843 235000
Blood Tests (Phlebotomy) K&C  01227 864151
Blood Tests (Phlebotomy) BHD  
Bishopstone Ward2:30pm to 5pm 6pm to 7.30pm Protected meal times of 12:00 to 13:00 01843 234576
Birth Afterthoughts Service 01227 864152
Birchington Ward2:00pm to 8:00pm or as negotiated with the nurse in charge. 01843 234201