Our Cardiology service does diagnostic procedures and runs clinics for elective and emergency patients.

We care for people who are in hospital, have been to hospital or need to come to hospital for:

  • Heart arrhythmias
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Genetic heart disease

We also treat people with irregular heartbeats and adult inherited heart disease.

How to access this service

You need a referral from your GP or medical practitioner to access this service.

Your GP will fax your referral to the hospital. Once we receive the referral, we will send you a letter.

If there is a waiting list, you'll be advised what to do in your letter.

Referrals are current for 12 months from the date of issue. Keep a copy of your referral, so you can easily ask your GP to renew your referral if you need to.

Clinics

Cardiac Congenital City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre
Cardiac Genetics City Campus Familial Cancer Reception, Level 2 Centre WED
Cardiac Pregnancy Congenital City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre
Cardiology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre WED
Cardiomyopathy City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre WED
Coronary Follow Up City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre TUE
Defibrillator City Campus Cardiology, Level 2 South East WED
Pacemaker City Campus Cardiology, Level 2 South East THU
Rapid Access Arrhythmia City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre TUE, WED, FRI
TAVI City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre WED

What to bring

Every time you come to hospital

Every time you come to hospital for a test, day procedure, surgery or treatment, you should bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care card (if you have one)
  • Concession card (if you have one)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Medications you are currently taking, including any that you have bought without a prescription
  • X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results you have which are related to your procedure
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Aids (glasses, hearing aid, walking frame)
For a clinic appointment

If you come for a clinic appointment, you should also bring:

  • Your appointment book
  • Your letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • TAC or Workcover claim number

In a medical emergency, call 000. If you are feeling unwell, see your local GP or go to your local hospital Emergency department for help.