The cardiology team provides specialist input for inpatients at
Trafford General Hospital, runs range of clinics, carries out
pacemaker implantations and full range of diagnostic services
including ECG monitoring, echocardiograms, TOE (detailed ultrasound
scan of the heart) and coronary angiograms (heart catheterisation).
Outpatient investigations are performed in the Cardio-respiratory
department at Trafford General Hospital, which can be found on the
main hospital corridor next to the Restaurant. Outpatients are seen
in clinics at Trafford General Hospital and Altrincham Hospital.
Rapid access chest pain clinics and cardiac rehabilitation clinics
are run at the Trafford General site.
- Cardiology clinics are run at Trafford General Hospital and
Altrincham Hospital by consultant cardiologists and cardiology
- Rapid Access Chest Pain clinics are run at Trafford General
Hospital by cardiology specialty doctors and cardiac specialist
- Pacemaker clinics are run at Trafford General Hospital by
- Nurse-led clinics and education sessions on cardiac
rehabilitation are held by the cardiac specialist nurses.
What to bring with you
When you come for an appointment always remember to bring
details of any tablets or medications that you are taking. You will
receive other information with your clinic booking details.
The team is based at Trafford General Hospital. Outpatient
clinics are held at Trafford General and Altrincham Hospitals.
The Cardio-respiratory department reception can be contacted on
0161 746 2352. If you are an existing patient you can contact
Cardiology Secretary, Gail Nicholas, on 0161 746 2206 or by email
The Cardiology team consists of one consultant, one specialty
doctor, specialist nurses, ECG, pacing and echo technicians with
Dr Petr Ruzicka
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