We provide swift access to investigations and deliver a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, including pacemaker insertion.
Our inpatient ward has 29 beds. Eight beds are fitted with monitoring equipment.
Location: Core B, Level One, PCH. The Cardiac Departments are on the first floor on Core B (the orange zone).
Coronary Care Unit (CCU)
Our CCU has 12 beds, which are fitted with specialist monitoring equipment.
Our Cardiac Investigations department performs diagnostic tests and reports including echocardiography, cardiac treadmill tests, pacemaker testing and cardiac monitoring (24 hour tapes for heart rhythm and blood pressure analysis).
We support the Cardiac Angiography Department, which performs angiograms, cardioversions, pacemaker insertions and implantable loop recorders.
We have three consultant cardiologists – Dr Jo Porter, Dr Denise Braganza and Dr Brian Gordon. Our specialist nurses are members of the following teams:
- Acute Coronary Syndrome team
- Heart Failure team
- Arrhythmia Nurse team
- Cardiac Rehabilitation team
- Cardiac Research team
Our Cardiologists see outpatients in Peterborough, Stamford, Spalding and Doddington.
GPs can arrange appointments for patients who need to be seen urgently. They make appointments for patients who have chest pain to attend the Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic and arrange for them to attend open access exercise, treadmill tests and access echocardiography services.
Cardiac procedures can be organised in our department by a specialist booking team.
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