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Cardiovascular team

Treating problems of the heart or blood vessels

Clinical director: Rachel Bell
General manager: Robin Firth
Head of nursing: Carol McCoskery
Deputy general manager cardiology: Alex Terry
Deputy general manager cardiac and vascular surgery: Aaron Horner

Our staff are highly skilled and experienced.

We have strong teams of:

  • consultant cardiologists (heart specialists)
  • cardiac surgeons
  • vascular surgeons (artery and vein specialists)
  • specialist nurses and technicians trained in cardiac and vascular care
  • specialist radiographers trained in using radiation to produce images of the body and heart
  • perfusionists who manage the heart lung machine during heart surgery
  • researchers, including doctors, nurses and scientists who help to find new treatments.

Team members are listed under each cardiovascular specialty.