The Cardiology department and the Heart Rhythm Management Center have four wards for admissions:

  • A610: Day hospital admissions (route 610)
  • A615: Coronary Care Unit (route 615)
  • A620: Long-term admissions (route 620)
  • A625: Cath lab lounge (route 625)

Telemetry and continuous monitoring

All these wards have facilities for monitoring patients’ heart rhythm continuously using telemetry. The Coronary Care Unit is recognised as an Intensive Care unit. Telemetry and the Coronary Care Unit are intended for patients who require specific, continuous monitoring. For example due to:

  • Imminent risk and/or history of a heart attack
  • Heart rhythm problems
  • A heart operation

Lead nurse

The lead nurse is Kathy Desmedt.