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Gynaecology services

The gynaecology service at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust provides comprehensive care for women with a range of gynaecology issues. The service covers:


We have gynaecology inpatient wards at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, and at Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate.

Birchington Ward, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate

Birchington Ward is situated on the St Peters side of the hospital.

It has 19 inpatient beds for gynaeoncology and general gynaecology, a nurse led pre-assesment clinic for all elective admissions and a nurse led early pregnancy assessment unit.

Birchington Ward is the centre of excellence for gynaeoncology within the Trust.

The ward manager for Birchington Ward is Sister Angela Harman who runs a dedicated team of nursing staff.

Also based on the ward are our clinical nurse specilaists for gynaeoncology and urogynaecology.

Kennington ward, William Harvey Hospital, Ashford

Kennington ward is located towards the back of the William Harvey Hospital.

It has 15 inpatient beds for general gynaecology, a nurse led pre-assessment clinic for all elective admissions and a nurse led early pregnancy assessment unit.

The ward manager for Kennington ward is Sister Carol Howell who manages a dedicated team of nursing staff.

Read our patient information leaflet about Kennington Ward

Day surgery

We have dedicated day surgery units are located at William Harvey Hospital, Ashford; Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury; and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate. They provide excellent care for day surgery patients including pre and post operative advice.

Information about our hospitals

Please click the links below for lots of information about visiting our hospitals (including travel and parking):

Birchington Ward

Tel: 01843 234201

Visiting hours: 2:00pm to 8:00pm or as negotiated with the nurse in charge.

Kennington Ward

Tel: 01233 616107

Useful links

The following websites may give you more information about specific gynaecological conditions and treatments. East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust can take no responsibility for the content on these websites.

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