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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cardiothoracic Services

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Heart rhythm management

Heart rhythm management clinics specialise in conditions that affect the heart rhythm. Patients are referred by their GP or by a cardiologist from another hospital.

In most cases the department offers a 'one stop' service. This means that tests such as echocardiography, a procedure that uses ultrasound to study the structure and motions of the heart, electrocardiography, a technique for investigating the electrical activity of the heart, and exercise testing are performed on the same day; patients can also discuss the results with a member of the cardiac rhythm management team without the need for a follow-up appointment.

Patients who need a day case coronary angiography appointment and assessment can have these with one of the cardiac nurses during the same visit.

The clinic is supported by the Arrhythmia Nurse Specialists.

Consultant-led outpatient clinics

  • Dr Y Bashir: Friday am
  • Dr T Betts: Monday pm
  • Dr K Rajappan: Tuesday am

Find us and contact us

From the main John Radcliffe Hospital entrance, follow the corridor down just past the main lift area. The Outpatients Blue Area is located on the right hand side.

For maps of the hospital, information about transport and parking and contact details, please use the link below.

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