Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS FT

Introduction

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

About the unit

Manchester Heart Centre specialises in Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery. We carry out a wide range of open heart and other surgical procedures. Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit has 13 Critical Care beds primarily for the care of patients following heart surgery.
Ward 3 and 4 comprises of 56 beds, for both Cardiac and Cardiac Surgery patients.

Services provided

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Rehabilitation and follow up

Cardiac Rehabilitation starts 6 weeks following Heart Surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary or the local community. Whilst in hospital patients are asked which hospital it is convenient for them to attend. The appropriate contact is made with the chosen hospitals rehab team to ensure continuity of care. The Cardio-Thoracic Liaison Team follow the patient’s progress pre to post op. Their help line is available 6 days a week, for more information see the website.

Access

Cars are allowed to pull close to the main entrance doors for a drop off prior to being parked in the adjacent multi-storey car park. There are lifts in the car park and ramps from the car parks. There are facilities for disabled parking and the main doors to the hospital are electronically operated. The unit can be located on the first floor of the Purple Zone, Phase 2 Building. From the main entrance on Grafton Street, take the lift or stairs to the first floor. Walk down the main corridor and look for Ward 3 / CSHDU on the right and CSITU is opposite on the left.

Visiting hours

Ward 3 and 4 visiting hours are 3pm – 5pm and 6pm – 8pm.
Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit visiting hours of 3pm – 7pm.

Location

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Manchester Heart Centre,
Manchester Royal Infirmary,
Oxford Road,
Manchester,
M13 9WL

Tel: 0161 276 1234

Trust Website: http://www.cmft.nhs.uk/royal-infirmary.aspx

Cardiac Outcomes

Consultant Cardiac Surgeons 2013 - 2016: 7

Consultant Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgeons: 1

Consultant Thoracic Surgeons 2014: 2