Patient quote

"I recently spent several days on Ward 29 and cannot speak highly enough of the care I received from every member of staff.  Everyone did their duty efficiently, and what is more, cheerfully, filling everyone in the ward with confidence.  Very many thanks to all concerned".  Ms LK

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Cardiothoracic Services (Heart and Lung)

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We aim to deliver consistently high standards of care.  We are always pleased to hear of anything you have to say and any suggestions you might have to help us continuously improve our services. 

You can contact us easily by letter or telephone:

Clinical Directors 

  • Dr Ian F Purcell (Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine); Tel: 0191 213 7550 (secretary)
  • Dr Simon Haynes (Surgery and Anaesthesia); Tel: 0191 213 7488 (secretary) 

Directorate Manager

  • Rachel Lonsdale
  • Tel: 0191 213 7672 (secretary) 


  • Fiona Hindhaugh
  • Tel: 0191 213 7480 (secretary) 

Contact address

Cardiothoracic Services
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Freeman Hospital
Freeman Road
High Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne

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