King's Mill Hospital appointments

Changing or cancelling your appointment

If you are unable to attend your appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so we can make alternative arrangements for you and offer your original appointment time to another patient.  Last year 30,000 patients did not attend their appointment at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  The cost of this to the Trust was in the region of £3 million.

If you are unable to attend your appointment and do not let us know, then unfortunately we will need to discharge you from our care.  This means that you will need to go back to your doctor if you require another appointment.

Text message reminders
You can now register to receive information by text message on your mobile telephone regarding your appointments.
If you wish to register for this message service please contact the Appointments Office on 01623 672383 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   to enable your details to be updated.

What happens when you arrive?

If you can, please arrive 10 minutes before the time of your appointment.  You may wish to use our electronic booking in system to avoid queuing at the reception desk. However, if any of your details are incorrect then they will need to be changed by the reception desk staff.

Your consultation will either be with the consultant or one of his/her team of doctors. Each doctor will see his/her group of patients in order of their appointment time. If you have any concerns about this please speak to clinic staff straight away. There may be occasions where some patients need to be seen out of turn. These are typically patients who require hospital transport to get home, children or people in need of emergency treatment.

Please let the nursing staff know if you wish to be accompanied by a friend or relative when seeing the doctor. If you are to undergo an intimate examination and you require a chaperone then please discuss this with the nursing staff.

Medical and nursing students receive valuable training in outpatient clinics, but if you would prefer students not to be present during your examination then please let one of the staff know. Nobody will mind and your treatment will not be affected in any way.

Clinic staff will advise you of any known delays due to unexpected circumstances beyond our control, such as an accident or emergency situation. Please ask if you have any concerns.

What happens before you leave?

Please allow yourself a little extra time at the hospital as you may need to visit other departments for tests or advice, such as blood tests, x-rays or physiotherapy.

If your doctor decides that you require a day case procedure then you may be asked to attend for a pre-operative assessment as part of your clinic attendance.

The doctor will advise you if you need to make a further appointment at the reception desk. The clinic nurse will also give further advice.

Prescriptions

If the doctor gives you a green prescription, please take it to your local community pharmacy for dispensing. Pink and white prescriptions must be dispensed from the hospital pharmacy department.

 

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Clinic Contact Numbers

 Clinic Number   Specialty  Telephone Number 
 Clinic 1   Orthopaedics/Rheumatology  01623 622515 ext 2101
 Clinic 2  Orthotics  01623 622515 ext 3003
 Clinic 3  Pre Operative Assessment  01623 622515 ext 4213
   Blood Testing  01623 622515 ext 6048
 Clinic 4  Cardiorespiratory / Stress Testing   01623 622515 ext 3324
   ECG  01623 622515 ext 3326
 Clinic 5  Diabetes/Cardiology  01623 622515 ext 2105
   Neurology/Respiratory  01623 622515 ext 2105
   Care of the Elderly  01623 622515 ext 2105
 Clinic 6  Dermatology  01623 622515 ext 3196
   Vascular/Plastic Surgery  01623 622515 ext 3114
 Clinic 7  Urology/Gastroenterology  01623 622515 ext 3302
   Lung Clinic/Continence  01623 622515 ext 3350
   Gynaecology  01623 622515 ext 3350
 Clinic 8  Opthalmology  01623 622515 ext 2108
   Maxillofacial  01623 622515 ext 2108
   ENT  01623 622515 ext 2108
   Orthoptist  01623 622515 ext 2108
   Audiology  01623 622515 ext 6171
 Clinic 9  Pain Clinic  01623 622515 ext 6689
   Back Pain Unit  01623 622515 ext 3952
   Acupuncture Clinic  01623 622515 ext 6153
 Clinic 10  Physiotherapy  01623 622515 ext 3221
 Clinic 11  Paediatric  01623 622515 ext 6565
 Clinic 12  Gynaecology  01623 622515 ext 3300
   Colposcopy  01623 622515 ext 4070
   Antenatal Clinic  01623 622515 ext 3742
   Ultrasound Pregnancy  01623 622515 ext 3889
   Pregnancy Day Case  01623 622515 ext 3071
   Ambilatory Appointments  01623 622515 ext 3740
 Clinic 14  Breast Screening  01623 622515 ext 3225
 Clinic 15  Haematology and Oncology  01623 622515 ext 2731
 Children's Centre  Physiotherapy  01623 622515 ext 3374
   Occupational Therapy  01623 622515 ext 3371
   Speech Therapy  01623 622515 ext 3373
 Genitourinary Medicine  Appointments  01623 622515 ext 4090