Enquiries: 01305 251150

Cardiology Department

Updated 15 September 2022

The Cardiology Department at Dorset County Hospital has well established coronary interventional, devices, arrhythmia and heart failure services. Our department has a strong reputation for the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with a wide range of heart conditions to the patients of West Dorset and beyond. 

Building on its success and in order to meet increasing demands for the department services, further expansion of specialist services has been made to enable optimal care of our cardiac patients in their local hospital.

The Cardiology Department is located on South Wing Level 2. It is on the left on walking in via the South Wing entrance. 

If you are unsure of how to find us, staff at the main reception desk, or one of our hospital volunteers will be able to assist you. Click here to view a hospital map. 

Cardiac Rhythm Management 

The Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) team cares for patients with or suspected of having a variety of heart rhythm problems - arrhythmias.

Click here to read more about CRM.

Cardiac Physiology Service

The Non-invasive Cardiology Department is managed by a team of highly skilled technicians/physiologists and provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic services including Electrocardiography (ECG), Exercise Testing, Echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart), and ECG monitoring.

Click here for more information about the Cardiac Physiology Service.

Coronary Heart Disease, Angioplasty and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Dorset County Hospital provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for all aspects and presentations of Coronary Heart Disease. 

Click here to read more.

Heart Failure Service

The Heart Failure Service is a specialist team of doctors and heart failure nurses based at Dorset County Hospital with specific experience and training in the management, treatment and care of people with a diagnosis of heart failure.

Click here to read more about the heart failure service.

Patient information leaflets

Click here to access our cardiology patient information leaflets.

Contact us

Cardiology Department
Dorset County Hospital
Williams Avenue
Dorchester
Dorchester
DT1 2JY

Telephone: 01305 255288

We are available Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) between 9am and 5pm.

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