Our adult cardiology service at Duchy Hospital in Cornwall offers quick and easy access to treatments for a range of cardiac conditions.
What conditions do we treat?
Coronary artery disease
What services do we offer?
24-hour, 48-hour and 7-day ECG recording
Long term holter monitoring
Cardiac resynchronisation therapy
Exercise stress tests
Loop recorder insertion
Our imaging department is staffed by experienced professionals and is equipped with state of the art equipment including both mobile CT and MRI scanners, ultrasound machines, stress echocardiography, transoesophageal echo and x-ray. The RIS PACS system allows digital images and reports to be sent to GPs and consultants electronically.
Theatres and Cardiac Catheter Laboratory
Our patients undergo their procedure in our theatre suite or within the cardiac catheter laboratory. All our operating theatres are equipped with the latest laminar flow air handling technology to ensure we meet rigorous national standards. Infection rates at Duchy Hospital are consistently low and these are maintained through stringent cleaning regimes, regular air quality checks and hand hygiene policies.