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This section contains useful information if you plan to visit the Trust.

Getting to us

  • Directions
    A map of King's Lynn showing where the Trust is located and providing directions.
  • Parking
    Guidelines for if you intend to park your car at the hospital.
  • Hospital map
    A printable map of the hospital site and grounds, showing department locations.
  • Area map >>
    Browse our location on the Google Maps site.
  • Transport and travel allowances
    If you are on a low income or have severe medical or mobility issues you may be entitled to help with your travel arrangements
  • Health insurance claims
    How to submit a health insurance claim form

Other information

Departmental information

  • Anti-Coagulation
    Anti-Coagulation services to provide the highest possible standard of care and support to patients who are on anticoagulation therapy.
  • Appleton Unit - early pregnancy unit
    Specialist early pregnancy care is provided up to 13 weeks gestation for women experiencing acute concerns with their pregnancy.
  • Bereaved Relatives' Support Office
    Help and advice with the various practical matters that have to be attended to by a relative or friend when someone dies.
  • Breast Screening Department
    The King's Lynn Breast Screening Service invites women between the ages of 50 - 70 and 11 months for routine breast screening every three years.
  • Breast Surgery
    Our breast department sees patients in the clinic who have either been to see their GP with a breast related problem (women and men), or who have been called for further assessment after their routine screening mammogram (women only).
  • Cancer Services (Oncology) and our specialist Macmillan Unit
    The term oncology literally means a branch of science that deals with tumours and cancers. Our department offers a large range of services, support and information
  • Cardiology
    Cardiology is a medical specialty that deals with disorders of the heart. Our department provides inpatient and outpatient care for cardiac patients.
  • Care of the elderly
    Care of the Elderly or geriatrics is a branch of general medicine concerned with the clinical, preventative, remedial and social aspects of illness in old age.
  • Chaplaincy
    Our Chaplains do various things, some 'religious' and some not. We are here for patients, relatives and members of staff.
  • Children's services
    We have many departments delivering care services specifically for children
  • Clinical Health Psychology
    We are a team of Clinical Psychologists providing a specialist clinical health psychology service to in-patients, outpatients, children, families and carers.
  • Dermatology
    Our Dermatology Department is housed in a purpose-built unit and provides dermatology care to patients from a wide catchment area.
  • Diabetes
    Our Diabetes department is baesd in the Trust, providing a range of care to our patients.
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
    Our ENT department offers both adult and paediatric patients a wide range of ENT services.
  • Endoscopy
    Our Endoscopy department offers a complete range of high-quality diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic services.
  • Emergency
    Our Emergency Department is also known to many as the Accident and Emergency Department and sees more than 57,000 new patients a year.
  • Fertility services
    With effect from 1 July 2015 our fertility services are being transferred to Bourn Hall Clinic.
  • Gastroenterology
    The specialty of gastroenterology and hepatology cares for patients with both benign and malignant disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. The specialty encompasses a wide range of conditions.
  • Gynaecology
    The aim of our Women’s Health Services is to provide a patient focused approach to each gynaecological condition using a range of specialist Gynaecologist Consultant Teams and Specialist Nurses.
  • Haematology
    Our Clinical Haematology Department provides advice and outpatient appointments for patients with general haematological disorders, haematological cancers and anticoagulation services.
  • Maternity Services
    The QEHKL Maternity department is a shared Midwife and Consultant Service. Our Maternity Services covers King's Lynn and surrounding areas.
  • Neonatal Unit (NICU)
    Babies born prematurely (before 35 weeks gestation or more than 5 weeks early) or those that are unwell at birth, are admitted to our Neonatal Unit.
  • Nephrology
    The unit is active in all renal specialities namely general nephrology, low clearance and renal vasculitis as well as pre and post-transplant and dialysis clinics.
  • Neurology
    Neurology is a branch of medical science that is concerned with disorders and diseases of the nervous system.This field enables diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases that involve the central and peripheral nervous system (including the autonomic nervous system).
  • Neurophysiology
    About the Neurophysiology Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn.
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
    Dietitians assess, diagnose and treat diet and nutrition problems. Our service provides a service to inpatients and outpatients in addition to an outreach service to the community.
  • Ophthalmology (Eye clinic)
    Our Ophthalmology department provides the more general ophthalmology consultation as well as specialised services and clinics
  • Oral Surgery
    Oral and MAxillofacial surgery is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and treatment affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.
  • Orthodontics
    Orthodontics is a speciality field of dentistry that deals primarily with malpositioned teeth and the jaw.
  • Orthopaedics
    Orthopaedic surgery is a specialty dealing with acute injuries, congenital and acquired disorders and chronic arthritic or overuse conditions of the bones, joints and their associated soft tissues.
  • Pain Management team
    The team teach patients self-management strategies for your chronic pain condition and help you to apply them in your day to day life.
  • Pharmacy
    Our Clinical Pharmacy Service operates at ward level across all areas of the hospital and is provided by clinical pharmacists and medicines management technicians..
  • Phlebotomy
    Information about our Phlebotomy service including what to do if you require a blood test.
  • Pre-Assessment
    Information about our Pre-Assessment Clinic and what needs to be done to prepare for appointments.
  • Rehabilitation Services
    Rehabilitation services is an integrated service of both the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy professions, aiming to maximise individual's function, decrease pain and maintain health and wellbeing.
  • Respiratory Medicine
    Respiratory medicine is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and continuing care of patients with a wide range of more than 30 respiratory and related conditions.
  • Rheumatology
    About the Rheumatology department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn.
  • Sexual Health / GUM
    We offer a friendly, confidential service provided by staff trained in dealing with sexual health problems.
  • Stroke Unit
    Our vision is to ensure that all patients who experience a stroke have access to high quality acute care 24/7 and high quality life after stroke rehabilitation, both inpatients and those in the community.

Infection control

Outpatients

  • Outpatients
    About the outpatients services and appointments at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn.

Pressure ulcer prevention

  • Pressure ulcer prevention
    Our commitment to preventing pressure ulcers from occurring during hospital stays along with prevention advice.

Safeguarding

  • Safeguarding
    Our commitment to safeguarding vulnerable adults and children and what you should do if you have any concerns.

Research

  • Research and development
    We have an active research team whose role is to support health care professionals and patients who participate in research, we are committed to providing access to health research for our community..

 


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