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Information for patients and visitors

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

Other information

Departmental information

  • 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 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).
  • 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.
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
    Our ENT department offers both adult and paediatric patients a wide range of ENT 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.
  • 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.
  • Lynn Fertility Centre
    At Lynn Fertility Centre, we provide you with the best possible chance of having a baby and the best care and support available.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oncology (Cancer services) 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
  • Ophthalmology (Eye clinic)
    Our Ophthalmology department provides the more general ophthalmology consultation as well as specialised services and clinics
  • 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.
  • 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..
  • 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.
  • Supervisors of midwives
    Promoting excellence in midwifery care.

Infection control


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


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