Our Cardiology Service is provided at both the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Aintree University Hospital, we deliver diagnostics and treatments for patients with a wide range of cardiac illnesses and conditions. 

We offer a range of tests to help us understand the problem and enable us to make a diagnosis. We are then able to provide a suitable pathway to manage your symptoms and help you on the path to recovery.  

We also offer cardiac rehabilitation to support you, if you have suffered a heart attack and in addition to medication, our key aim is to provide preventative care in the form of advice and guidance to keep your heart healthy and reduce the risk of you becoming unwell. 

Our service also extends to Heart Failure Support, including a Community Heart Failure Service and Cardiac Rehabilitation. 

We have a team of Cardiology Consultants as well as Junior Doctors, Specialist Nursing Staff, Ward Staff an Operational Team who work on dedicated cardiology wards on both Aintree University Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital to guide you through your cardiology journey.

At the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, we have two Cardiology wards, Acute Cardiac Unit (ACU), and Ward 6A, which is our step-down ward from ACU. This is where our patients go when they no longer require as much specialist care.

At Aintree University Hospital our wards are Ward 8 and Ward 9.

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Should you require access to the Cardiology service, you will be referred by your GP. 
If necessary, an appointment will be made for you. 

Typically waiting times for appointments vary from a few days for an urgent appointment to a few months for a routine appointment. We aim to offer routine appointments within 18 weeks from the time of referral.

Prior to attending an outpatient appointment our consultant team may request you to attend some diagnostic tests. Your appointment will be scheduled based upon how urgent your referral is.

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a research active trust, supporting and facilitating new innovative ways of providing healthcare to improve patient experience and outcomes. To find out about current research opportunities or register for future studies, please visit the Cardiology Research page.