Referral to the Post COVID service is for people with persistent troublesome symptoms lasting more than 12 weeks following the initial acute illness with suspected Post-COVID syndrome. Refer for any moderate signs and symptoms where signposting is not appropriate, and a rehabilitation approach is required; or for the Post COVID […]
Please click here for the updated Service Specification inclusion criteria for Intermediate Care (ICT) Rehabilitation – please note Post Covid many of these assessments will be virtual as a first option.
The EKHUFT Urgent Eye service email address has been changed – please send referrals to: email@example.com Referrals received by Urgent Eye Service will be triaged. Please ensure referrals are complete and contain correct patient contact details so the patient can be contacted directly. If a condition is non urgent, the patient […]
The Andrology service run by EKHUFT for the patients of East and West Kent is now fully operational. The period when it was temporarily ceased as a result of Covid 19 has been used to put into place changes which will improve the quality of the service. For full details, […]
From Wednesday 24 June 2020 EKHUFT will introduce plasma free metanephrines (pfMETs) to replace 24h urinary catecholamine (uCATs) for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma. Urine catecholamines (24h collection) will be completely withdrawn from our test repertoire on 31 August 2020. Introduction of this service within the laboratories at EKHUFT is […]
Patients attending hospital for surgery must isolate for fourteen days prior to admission, this also includes members of their household and the person who is bringing them to hospital, if they are not part of the patient’s household. For more details, please see the EKHUFT patient advice leaflet. Further information, […]
Please click here for a list of useful services and contacts which has been put together by Connect Well East Kent (KCC Funded Social Prescribing Programme). This includes information as at 18/3/2020 about shops doing home delivery and food banks.
What is it: GP IT Newsletter – February 2020 Of interest to: Practice Managers Summary: Please find below the latest GP IT newsletter from NEL CSU. Topics include: GP Practice IT Course; NHS Digital GP Bulletin; NHS APP; Emis – SNOMED; Docman 10 – SNOMED; EPS Phase 4; Service Desk Update; eConsult […]
What is it: Cancer Talk newsletter – March 2020 edition Of interest to: All staff Summary: Topics covered – HPV Awareness, Ovarian Cancer Awareness, New Suspected Cancer Referral Forms, Cancer Speed Dating Event, Macmillan Cancer Care Course 2020 . . Attachments referenced: Macmillan Cancer Care Course 2020
The on-line Carpal Tunnel Syndrome questionnaire has been designed to guide patients through a series of questions to help determine if they have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. A score of less than 20% indicates it is very unlikely they have the condition and should be referred into MSK services. A score […]