Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust


Sussex Cardiac Centre, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals Trust

About the unit

The surgical unit opened in June 1999 and 4 surgeons perform approximately 700 major adult cardiac proceedures per year in two dedicated operating theatres.

Services provided

Adult Cardiac Surgery

Rehabilitation and follow up

All 4 phases of rehab. for all patients requiring cardiac services.


Car: M23 to Brighton then 1 mile along Eastern Road. Train: to Brighton then taxis or No7 bus. No helipad yet!

Visiting hours

Ward 7A: 3-5 PM then 7-8.30 PM


Royal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Road

Tel: 01273 696 955

Trust Website:


Cardiac Outcomes

Consultant Cardiac Surgeons 2013 - 2016: 5

Consultant Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgeons: 0

Consultant Thoracic Surgeons 2014: 0