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Cardiology (Heart)

Our cardiology departments provide a full range of services for inpatients and outpatients. We have dedicated wards and coronary care units, modern cardiac catheter facilities, outpatient clinics and cardiac rehabilitation programmes.

Our cardiology departments are based at Queen's Hospital Burton and Royal Derby Hospital.

Queen's Hospital Burton

The Cardiology Department at Queens Hospital Burton includes inpatient wards, outpatient services and a modern cardiac catheter lab which opened in 2013. The catheter lab offers diagnostic and permanent pacing services. There are two dedicated cardiology wards on site; Ward 6 which has 20 beds and the Coronary Care Unit which has 10 beds. Cardiology outpatient clinics and mainly take place in the chest pain clinic situated next to CCU.

A separate cardiorespiratory department at Burton offers a comprehensive diagnostic service including exercise stress testing, ambulatory rhythm and blood pressure monitoring, tilt testing, and echocardiography and follow up clinics patients with pacemakers and  devices.
A cardiac rehabilitation program is offered to patients post myocardial infarction, angioplasty cardiac surgery and for suitable patients with heart failure.

Contact us

Outpatients Patient Access Centre

Telephone: 01283 593 200
Inpatients  Ward 6

Telephone: 01283 593 060

Inpatients  Coronary Care Unit

Telephone: 01283 593 074 

Telephone: 01283 593 078         

Cardiorespiratory department

Telephone: 01283 593 119

Cardiac rehabilitation

Telephone: 01283 593 150

Royal Derby Hospital

UHDB Heart Centre at Royal Derby Hospital is one of the UK’s largest non-surgical cardiology centres, performing over 1000 percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures annually and implanting complex cardiac devices (pacemakers, biventricular pacemakers and defibrillators). There is a 24/7 service for cardiac emergencies including Primary PCI for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). A full range of non-invasive tests are offered by our British Society of Echocardiography-accredited department. There is an expanding cardiac imaging department with cardiac CT and MRI. Service are provided by a large multidisciplinary team including 9 consultant cardiologists, 2 associate specialists, 3 specialist registrars and 6 specialist cardiac outreach nurses.


Cardiology wards include the Coronary Care Unit and Ward 408 Cardiology. In addition to general outpatient services there is a dedicated heart failure clinic and ambulatory heart failure unit.  A range of specialist clinics are offered including Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic and Adult Congenital Cardiology clinics with colleagues from Glenfield hospital, Leicester. Patients benefit from comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation services. Close links are maintained via MDT meetings with our cardiology colleagues on the QHB site, and with colleagues at regional tertiary cardiothoracic centres in Nottingham, Leicester and Stoke. We engage actively with clinical trial research.

Contact us

Medical outpatients 

Telephone: 01332 786 271

Inpatients  Coronary Care Unit

Telephone: 01332 787 772

Inpatients  Ward 310

Telephone: 01332 787 310 

Telephone: 01332 788 310  

Inpatients  Ward 408     

Telephone: 01332 787 408 

Cardiac rehabilitation

Telephone: 01332 785 597

Cardiac catheter suite

Telephone: 01332 789 011