Cardiology

The cardiology department at the Royal Free Hospital provides a comprehensive cardiology service with in-patient and out-patient facilities.
We provide highly specialised treatments for a wide range of cardiology problems which include:

  • angina/coronary artery disease
  • heart failure
  • valvular heart disease
  • hypertension
  • arrhythmia
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • carcinoid heart disease
  • cardiac amyloidoses
  • inherited hamilial hyperlipidemia

We offer the following non-invasive investigations:

  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • ambulatory blood pressure and ECG monitoring
  • event monitoring
  • echocardiography: 2D, 3D, strain
  • stress echocardiography
  • myocardial perfusion imaging
  • CT coronary angiography (state of the art 320 slice CT)

Our diagnostic secondary and tertiary cardiology services are state-of-the-art, delivered by a large multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled consultant cardiologists who are supported by cardiac physiologists, radiographers, administrative staff and nurses. Consultants in other specialities work in close liaison with the cardiology team.

This team of specialists is dedicated to giving patients swift access to high quality diagnostic cardiac investigations, using the latest medical technology.

24/7 consultant-led service; consultants are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide specialist care for cardiac patients. There is a designated ‘consultant of the week’ attending service as well as a comprehensive invasive on-call rota.

The private patients unit also has a dedicated team of resident medical officers based on the 12th floor, who liaise with all consultants to provide comprehensive medical support to our patients.

The Private Patients Unit have three dedicated monitored state of the art high dependency ensuite rooms. All the nurses in the Private Patients Unit have been recruited with a clinical background or interest in ITU/HDU and coronary care.

Cardiology investigation suite

We offer the following Cardiology services to our patients

Adult pulmonary hypertension

Cardiac amyloid

Carcinoid heart disease

Heart failure

Inherited hypercholesterolaemia

Integrated cardiac imaging

Invasive cardiology

Valvular Heart Disease


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