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:
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.
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
South Tyneside Hospital
Telephone: (0191) 404 1055
South Tyneside Community Cardiology
Telephone: (0191) 283 2332
Sunderland Community Cardiology
Telephone: (0191) 502 7760
Further information relating can be found on the British Heart Foundation Website: http://www.bhf.org.uk/publications.aspx
South Tyneside Community Cardiology, Hebburn, 0191 283 2332
South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, 0191 404 1055
Sunderland Community Cardiology, Sunderland, 0191 502 7760