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Local Hospital Services

WALK IN CENTRE (Minor Injuries Unit)

Royal Victoria Hospital, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone CT19 5BN

Opening Times

7.00am to 10.00pm Monday to Friday
9.00am to 10.00pm Saturdays and Bank Holidays

No appointment is necessary and there is no need to pre-register.

Minor injury units can

  • 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

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

Bank Holidays – Closed

William Harvey Hospital - Kennington Road, Ashford TN24 0LZ

Opening Times

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


PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENTS

Royal Victoria Hospital - Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone CT19 5BN

Opening Times

Monday-Friday 8.30am to 2.00pm BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
2.00pm to 4.00pmTicket Service
Saturday 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

Monday to Friday 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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