Clinical Service


Our cardiology department provides treatment and care for patients with heart conditions.

Our specialities

  • Cardiac arrhythmias

  • Cardiac failure

  • Cardiac rehabilitation

  • Cardiomyopathies

  • Coronary artery disease

  • Heart attack

  • Implantable devices, including pacemakers

  • Syncope

  • Stable angina

  • Unstable angina

  • Valvulvar heart disease

  • Black-outs.

Procedures and tests we can offer

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) - used to check your heart's rhythm and electrical activity

  • Trans-oesophageal echocardiogram - a procedure to assess the structure of the heart

  • Cardioversion - a procedure to correct heart rhythms

  • Angiography - used to diagnose the efficiency of the blood supply to the heart

  • Angioplasty - a procedure to treat narrowing of the arteries surrounding the heart (currently available at William Harvey Hospital only).

Contact us

East Kent Cardiac Catheter Suite (William Harvey Hospital)

Tel: 01233 616830

The Heart Centre (Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital)

Tel: 01843 235042


If you suspect you are experiencing a heart attack, please call 999

A heart attack is a medical emergency. Call 999 and ask for an ambulance if you suspect a heart attack.

Read more about symptoms of a heart attack

How to use this service

Your GP can refer you to our heart centres and heart specialists they are concerned you may have a problem with you heart.