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Our Services

Cardiology

The Cardiology Team at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust aims to provide and deliver an excellent service to our patients and endeavour to provide a caring, supportive, one stop service whenever possible. 

Our bespoke Cardiology Unit based at South Tyneside Hospital provides a wide range of investigations on the heart, including diagnostic investigations such as:

  • Electrocardiographs (ECG)
  • 24hr ECG monitoring
  • 24hr BP monitoring
  • Exercise tests
  • Echocardiograms 
  • Pacemaker function tests

We also provide a range of invasive procedures such as Coronary Angiograms, CT Coronary Angiograms, Perfusion Scans and Pacemaker Implantation.

Our Cardiology Unit provides consultation rooms for Cardiology clinics, one stop clinics, specialist clinics such as Heart Failure Clinic, Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic, Valve clinic and arrhythmia clinics. 

A range of cardiac rehabilitation services and review clinics are provided in hospital and in the community in Sunderland and South Tyneside. 

We currently run a Monday to Friday outpatient service at the hospital from 8am to 6pm.

The Team 

We are a highly specialised, multi-disciplinary Cardiology team, made up of a team of 55 dedicated personnel, including Specialist Cardiology Nurses, Cardiology Doctors, Cardiac Physiologists and administrative staff delivering a high quality service to our patients both in hospital and in the community.

Our service is provided from

South Tyneside District General Hospital in Cardiology Outpatients and also the inpatient areas.

We offer community Cardiology Clinics at:

Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre 

Palmer Community Hospital 

The Glen Primary Care Centre

Flagg Court Primary Care Centre

Grindon Lane  Primary Care Centre 

Sunderland Aquatic Centre

Puma Centre, Sunderland 

The Galleries, Washington 


Contact details

South Tyneside Hospital
Cardiology Outpatients
South Shields
NE34 0PL

Telephone: (0191) 404 1055

South Tyneside Community Cardiology
Clarendon
Hebburn
NE31 1AT

Telephone: (0191) 283 2332


Sunderland Community Cardiology
Pallion
Sunderland
SR4 7XF

Telephone: (0191) 502 7760 


Further information relating can be found on the British Heart Foundation Website: http://www.bhf.org.uk/publications.aspx

Locations for Cardiology in South Tyneside:

South Tyneside Community Cardiology, Hebburn, 0191 283 2332

South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, 0191 404 1055

Locations for Cardiology in Sunderland:

Sunderland Community Cardiology, Sunderland, 0191 502 7760