University Hospital Galway

November 10, 2017

Cork University Hospital

November 10, 2017

St James’s Hospital

November 10, 2017

St Vincents’ University Hospital

November 10, 2017

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

November 10, 2017

Heart of England NHS FT

November 14, 2016

Introduction

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

About the Unit

We are a supra regional centre for thoracic surgery covering the whole range of thoracic surgery and with specialist interest in LVRS surgery, VATS sympathectomy, metastectomy (VATS and open), chest trauma, MDRTB and complex pulmonary infection surgery, chest wall surgery including neoplasia and pectus surgery, surgery of the airways (resectional and palliation including laser ablation and PDT), and VATS lobectomy.

Location

Bordesley Green East
Birmingham
B9 5SS

Tel: 0121 424 2000

Trust Website: http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk/templates/Page____7702.aspx

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS FT

November 11, 2016

Lung cancer surgery was performed at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust until 2016, when the unit merged with the service at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.  All in-patient lung cancer surgery is now performed at Derriford Hospital Plymouth

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS FT

November 11, 2016

The Thoracic Surgical Unit provides surgical services to a population approaching 1.25 million.

The unit offers weekly outpatient services to patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King’s Lynn, the James Paget Hospital at Gorleston and the Ipswich Hospital.

Visit this unit’s website here;

http://www.nnuh.nhs.uk/departments/thoracic-surgery/

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

September 24, 2016

Introduction

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS

About the unit

The cardiac unit at Walsgrave Hospital, part of UHCW NHS Trust, is a specialist tertiary Cardiac Centre. It was established in 1970 and serves a population of 1.5 million across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. In July 2006 the unit transfered to the new University Hospital which is one of the biggest hospital complexes in the UK.

Services provided

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Access

Drop off points and disabled car parking are available near the entrance to the new University Hospital. There are several buses which also stop at the entrance. Pay and Display car parking in operation.

Visiting hours

Ward visiting is 2.00pm – 4.00pm and 6.30pm – 8.00pm. No fixed hours for intensive care.

Location

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust,
Clifford Bridge Road,
Coventry,
CV2 2DX

Tel: 024 764000

Trust Website: http://www.uhcw.nhs.uk/

 

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS FT

September 24, 2016

Introduction

Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Victoria Hospital NHS Trust

About the unit

The Cardiac Division provides Tertiary Cardiac Services based at Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust and serves a population of 1.6 million for Lancashire & South Cumbria.

Services provided

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Rehabilitation and follow up

Follow up is generally 6 weeks to the appropriate surgeon with a discharge back to the GP or cardiologist. Cardiac rehabilitation is provided locally for Blackpool patients, or if from an adjacent area, appropriate contact is made with the local hospital's rehab team to ensure continuity of care – this extends into Lancaster, Cumbria, Preston, Chorley, Blackburn, & Burnley.

Access

The new build complies with all aspects of the Disability Discrimination Act.

Visiting hours

Ward visiting is 8.00-13.00 and 14.30-20.00 with a quiet time between 13.00 and 14.30. Open visiting for intensive care.

Location

Lancashire Cardiac Centre,
Victoria Hospital NHS Trust,
Whinney Heys Road,
Blackpool,
FY3 8NR

Tel: 01253 300000

Trust Website: http://www.bfwh.nhs.uk/