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Cardiothoracic Services (Heart and Lung)

Ward 49 RVI

The staff on Ward 49 provide care for adults who have been admitted with a variety of cardiac conditions and disease, such as suspected and known heart attacks, heart failure and any other causes of chest pain. 

Many of our patients will have been seen in the Accident and Emergency Department, our Emergency Admissions Unit or have been referred by their GP.

How to find us

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Ward 49 is located on Level 6 of the Leazes Wing at the Royal Victoria Infirmary. To find us:

  • Come through the Leazes Wing Outpatients entrance and walk past the reception desk on your right until you reach some lifts.
  • Take the lifts up to Level 6 and Ward 49 is well signed from here.

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

The clinical team consists of five consultant cardiologist, nursing staff, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, dietician and social worker.

Things you need to know

  • Visiting times are daily from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, and 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

More information

For more information about Ward 49 please contact:

  • Sister Gillian Oliver
  • Tel: 0191 282 5649
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