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Cardiology Day Ward (3C)

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Cardiology is the study of the heart.

This ward is for people who do not have to stay in hospital because of their heart problem.

This page has information about the work of the ward and where to find us.

Who are we?

A team of Nurses who will attend to you whilst attending for a cardiac day procedure.

What do we do?

We will ensure you are prepared for you procedure and are cared for after your procedure until you are ready to be discharged.

The ward includes specialist nurses in areas such as Coronary Angiograms, Pacemakers / Loop Recorder Implants or Direct Current Cardioversions.

Being referred to us

Any patients who have been referred for a cardiology day procedure, such as Coronary Angiogram, Pacemaker / Loop Recorder Implant or Direct Current Cardioversion. Referrals are made by the medical team who have diagnosed your heart issue.

What happens when you see us?

You be asked to change into a gown and given your own bed. You may have some bloods taken prior to your procedure, particularly if you take any blood thinning medication. You will be transferred by our portering staff when it is time for your procedure.

On your return to the ward after your procedure you will be monitored by our team of nursing staff and may be reviewed by a doctor before being discharged home.

The team

During your time on the Cardiology Day Ward you may come into contact with Cardiac Consultants, Junior Doctors, Nurses and Specialist Nurses and other Allied Health professionals.