We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
The Cardiology Department provides a comprehensive cardiac service treating all aspects of adult acute and chronic heart disease. Cardiology is a branch of medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases. Cardiology includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
Cardiologists investigate patients with suspected heart disease by taking a very careful, extensive history of the patient's condition, and performing a complete physical examination. The cardiac department is supported by a full range of medical and surgical specialities.
The services we offer are:
Our services are run at both the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital and Burnley General Teaching Hospital sites.
Coronary Care Unit (CCU)
Community Heart Failure Nursing Service
British Heart Foundation