As part of a £24m modernisation programme at East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital (QEQMH) in Margate has seen the refurbishment of the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU); an expanded surgical ward; a new operating theatre built with extended recovery area; the Rainbow children's ward moved to a new location and extended; the labour delivery suite refurbished and a new caesarean theatre completed; a larger gynaecology/gynaeoncology ward created; and the Clinical Decision Unit extended.
A new two-storey building is also under construction to provide extra and improved accommodation for a number of adult outpatient services. Other services provided at the QEQMH include: Accident & Emergency; Minor Injuries Unit; Renal Dialysis; Inpatient Breast Surgery; Inpatient Orthopaedic Services; Inpatient Obstetrics & Gyanecology and Maternity; Inpatient Child Health; Inpatient Emergency Trauma Services; and Inpatient Emergency General Surgery. A state-of-the-art cardiac catheter centre is also under construction for patients undergoing angiograms.
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