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Castle Hill Hospital

Region: Yorkshire & Humber
Trust: Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Services provided: Adult Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Surgery

Castle Hill Hospital
Castle Road
East Yorkshire
HU16 5JQ

About the unit

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Castle Hill Hospital in the Village of Cottingham on the outskirts of Hull was established in the early 1970s. The Department provides adult cardiac and thoracic surgical services including oesophageal surgery in the East Yorkshire serving a total population of 1.2 millions with 600,000 in Hull City and the rest in the East Riding of Yorkshire. We provide satellite outpatient facilities and Cardiac as well as Lung MDTs at York, Scunthorpe, Bridlington, Scarbourgh and Grimsby. The Department moved in 2009 to a state of the art development in the Centre of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery with two wards 26 and 27, 3 dedicated theatres and Cardiac ITU.

Services provided

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Rehabilitation and follow up

All patients are reviewed at 6-8 weeks postoperatively either at Hull or at the referring hospital and cardiac rehabilitation provided to all patients.


Buses run frequently from city centre and Hull station as well as from Hull Royal Infirmary. Car parks (charges apply) are provided for patients and visitors. The unit is located in the newly opened Centre for Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery via Entrance 1.

Visiting hours

Visting is 2:30pm - 5:00pm and 6:30pm - 8:00pm for Wards 26 and 27. GICU1 is 24 hours visiting access


Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Castle Hill Hospital Castle Road Cottingham East Yorkshire HU16 5JQ Telephone: 01482 875875 Fax: 01482 62 3257 Trust Website:      

Adult Cardiac Surgery


Quality Assurance Survey

This hospital has been part of the Cardiac Centre Quality Assurance Survey, and its latest individual results are shown below. To view additional national data, see the Cardiac Unit and Outcome Data page in the Professionals section.

This unit has not reviewed its outcomes for the last quarter.

Cardiac Audit Status regional and national

Each section has a maximum score of 5

This chart was produced on 31 March 2024.

Thoracic Surgery


Outcomes Audits

This hospital has been a part of the following outcomes audits, please click on any outcomes audit to see their data:

National Lung Cancer Audit – 2017

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