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Heart health

Southampton is one of the largest and most reputable cardiac centres in the UK.

The centre serves a population of around 2.8 million, and is mainly based in the £60million state-of-the-art North Wing at University Hospital Southampton. Opened in 2007, it includes cutting edge catheter labs, a specialist cardiac intensive care unit and a dedicated cardiac MRI scanner. 

Our cardiovascular and thoracic service diagnoses and treats conditions affecting organs inside the chest (the thorax), mainly the lungs and heart, and the major blood vessels that affect circulation.
 
The range of services available include cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery, cardiac rhythm management (which focuses on heart rhythm disorders), congenital cardiac service (which treats disorders that can affect the heart or major blood vessels) and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). We also provide vascular services focusing on disorders of the blood vessels.
 
The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) looks after people who are seriously ill with heart or lung problems. The CICU looks after people who are seriously ill with heart or lung problems. It normally takes patients who have just come out from the operating theatre – up to eight a day.

To make a donation to support our heart health care services, please call the fundraising team on 023 8120 8881, or alternatively you can make an online donation below, please reference the ward or department you wish you donation to benefit. Thank you.