Vascular surgery

Clinical responsibility for vascular services in east Kent, Medway and Maidstone areas is with the Kent and Medway Vascular Network, provided by East Kent Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT).

Acute referrals

Patients requiring inpatient vascular treatment in the Medway, Maidstone and east Kent areas will be treated at Kent and Canterbury Hospital (EKHUFT).

Complex cases, especially thoracic aortic emergencies, will be treated at St Thomas’ in London (Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust).

Day surgery is provided at both Medway Maritime Hospital and Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

Patients can access vascular outpatient clinics and diagnostic tests here at Medway Maritime Hospital, or their local hospital in Maidstone, Ashford, Canterbury and Margate.

Click here to download the referral pathway for vascular surgery.

For more details about vascular services in Kent and Medway click here.