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Cardiology

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Dr with heart and stethoscope

The Cardiology department looks after patients with acute heart problems who need inpatient treatment and outpatients who require assessment and treatment.

We have a cardiology ward, Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and an outpatient service.

Our services include

  • Inpatient and outpatient diagnostic tests and procedures
  • Echocardiagrams
  • Cardiac angiograms
  • Cardiac pacemakers
  • Cardioversions
  • Exercise tolerance tests
  • 24-hour tapes and cardiac event recorders
  • Rapid access chest pain service via the Emergency Department and GP referrals
  • Specialist nurse-led clinics
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation services

We work closely with Basildon cardiothoracic centre and refer patients who require coronary artery stents and cardiac surgery to undergo procedures under their care.

Thank you to you all at work in these tough times. You are all brilliant trying so save lives and trying to beat this horrible virus. Without you we don’t know where we would be now. Love to you all in these challenging times for our NHS.                                      

                                                                                     Patient