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How to refer
FOR CLINICIANS ONLY

You can refer to this outpatient clinic from ANY East Kent GP surgery.
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DOWNLOAD REFERRAL FORM
> General Surgery

SUBMIT A REFERRAL

By Fax
01233 811408

By Post:
Wye Outpatients
Wye Surgery
Oxenturn Road
Wye
Kent TN25 5AY

Need help?
Phone 01233 884 585 Ext 222
Ask for Paula Newman or
Maxine Bible

Email us
accg.wyesurgeryclinics@nhs.net

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General Surgery

If you are a GP in East Kent you can refer patients to this NHS Audiology Outpatient Clinic, held at Wye Surgery. To do this, please download a Referral form.

> Consultant in charge
> Where surgery is performed
> Benefits of using this service
> Referral criteria
> Exclusions
> Referral process and follow-up
> Clinic information
> Contacts for further information

Consultant in charge

This NHS general surgery clinic is run by Mr Robert Heddle and his team.

Where surgery is performed

All operations or surgical procedures will be carried out under the NHS at one a local hospital; eg One Health Ashford, KIMS and East Kent Hospital Trust.

Benefits of using this service

  • Very short waiting times
  • All consulting rooms on ground floor, with disabled access
  • Free parking on site
  • Highly efficient service - 20 year track record with consistently high levels of patient satisfaction
  • Patients are always seen by the consultant leading the clinic.

Referral criteria

  • Gall stones (confirmed by ultrasound)
  • Abscesses
  • Hernia repair
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Hernia redo
  • Anal fissure and fistula
  • Lumps and bumps
  • Sinuses or fistula repair
  • Venous ulcers suitable for skin grafting
  • Haemorrhoids.

Exclusions

  • Imaging
  • Other investigations
  • Other conditions requiring surgery or surgical procedures.

Referral process and follow-up

  1. When we receive your completed Referral Form we will allocate an appointment and send your patient a confirmation letter
  2. Our letter asks the patient to contact us to confirm they will keep the appointment
  3. After your patient has been seen, the consultant will send the referring GP a report/letter
  4. Follow up appointments and procedures will be booked directly by the consultant at the patient’s chosen hospital.

Clinic info

  • Clinics are held on one Tuesday a month from 2-4pm
  • Appointment length is 10 minutes
  • Patients are asked to arrive 15 minutes early for their appointment. If a patient is late, they may not be seen.

Contacts for further information

Please call either Paula Newman or Maxine Bible on:
01233 884 585 Ext 222. Or email ACCG.wyesurgeryclinics@nhs.net

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