Cardiology Service

The Cardiology Department at North Bristol NHS Trust is responsible for carrying out a wide range of diagnosis tests and complex treatments on people with cardiac disease and other heart problems.

Tests and treatments are carried out at various locations within North Bristol NHS Trust including:

  • Brunel building, Southmead Hospital Bristol
  • Cossham Hospital
  • Clevedon Hospital

Inpatient services are provided by Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)/ Acute Cardiology ward based on Level 4 in the Brunel building.  

Currently there are 6 Cardiology Consultants (Cardiologists) within the trust supported by a team of dedicated staff including Doctors, Cardiac Physiologists, Cardiographers, Nurses, Radiographers and Secretarial and Administrative staff.

What we do:

  • Routine electrocardiograms
  • Ambulatory and blood pressure monitors
  • Patient activated monitoring
  • Routine echocardiograms (Ultrasounds scans)
  • Complex echocardiograms (TOE’s, bubble studies, contrast studies and 3D scans)
  • Exercise tolerance tests
  • Myocardial perfusion imaging
  • Head up tilt-testing
  • Rapid access chest pain clinics
  • Palpitations clinics
  • Syncope clinics
  • General cardiology clinics
  • Valvular heart disease clinics
  • Cardioversion
  • Angiograms
  • Pacemaker Implants
  • Implantable Defibrillator implants (ICDs)
  • Balloon Angioplasty /coronary stenting (PCIs)

Contact Cardiology

Cardiology Outpatient Bookings
Telephone: 0300 5550103

Cardiac Cath Lab Co-ordinator
Telephone: 0117 4149046

Cardiac Care Unit
Telephone: 0117 4140050

Acute Cardiology Ward
Telephone: 0117 4140050

Cardiac Catheter Laboratory
Telephone: 0117 4143500

Cardiac Testing
Telephone: 0117 4140800

Clevedon Hospital
Telephone: 01275 872212

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Telephone: 0117 4140040
Fax: 0117 4149468

Cardiology Secretaries
Fax: 0117 4149377


From reception to discharge I was treated with courtesy and professionalism. You are a fantastic team and a real credit to the NHS.

Cardiology Service