Congenital Cardiac Hospitals

Here you can explore which hospitals in the UK and Ireland offer congenital cardiac services.

You are also able to seek out information on the standards of care you should expect from each unit.

If at any time you would like to chat through the information you have been given, do not hesitate in giving the LHM team a ring on 0121 455 8982.

Alder Hey – Liverpool

A level one children’s congenital heart unit. Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

Specialist Nurses – Helpline 0151-252 5291

Ante-natal clinic at Alder Hey
Surgery/Catheter pre-assessment and pre-admission clinics
Young Persons Clinic/Transition
Anti-coagulation Service (clinic and home testing service-nurse prescribers)
Cardiac Feeding Clinic
Home Monitoring Service in collaboration with local services for single ventricle babies

Helen Walker, Mary Murray, Amanda Haworth, Gill McBurney, Marie Murphy, Michelle McLaren

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

A level one children’s congenital cardiac unit.
Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgical, interventional and cardiology care.

Specialist Nurses – 0121 333 9449

Kay Dyer, Justine Kidd, Jacqueline Nisbett, Kate Butler

Family Support Workers

Nikki Rehman, Rachel Thompson

Transition Nurse –  0121 371 4543

Nicky Pope

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children – Level 1

A level one children’s congenital heart unit.
Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgical, interventional and cardiology care.

Cardiac Specialist Nurses – +44 (0) 117 34 28286/28578

Cathy Harrington – Catherine.Harrington@UHBristol.nhs.uk

Naomi Greening – Naomi.Greening@UHBristol.nhs.uk

Diane Barlow – Diane.Barlow@UHBristol.nhs.uk

Jessica Hughes – Jessica.Hughes@UHBristol.nhs.uk

Amy Harbinson – Amy.Harbinson@UHBristol.nhs.uk

The Royal Brompton Hospital

A level one children’s congenital heart unit.

Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

Specialist Nurses – 0207 349 7727

Antenatal

Susanna de Sousa, Julieta Lumanisakio, Brooke Campfield

Clinical nurse specialists
Fran Cox, Christie Thorpe
Liz Johnson, James Perry

Transition nurses
Lynda Davies Shaughnessy, Virginia Meira Castro Pires, Loredana Haidu

Evelina Children’s Hospital – Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust.

A level one children’s congenital heart unit. Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

Specialist Nurses.

Antenatal – 0207 1882308/ 9201

Nicky Callaghan, Judy Tenenbaum

Outreach nurses -0800 555 500 plus pager number

Catie Chou – 863 654, Patricia Kenny – 806 000

Jane Fewlass – 832 526, Alan Murry

Transition Nurse

Hajar Habibi

The Freeman Hospital

A level one children’s congenital heart unit. Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

Specialist Nurses – Office voicemail 0191 2137344

Debs Richardson 0191 2448271  Cardiac liaison nurse

Debbie Lawson  0191 2448272   Cardiac liaison nurse

Jacqui Laydon     0191 2139184  Cardiac nutrition nurse specialist

Glenfield Hospital – Leicester

A level one children’s congenital heart unit. Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

Great Ormond Street Hospital

A level one children’s congenital heart unit. Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

Specialist Nurses

Cardiac Nurse Specialist team – 0207 405 9200 ext 5774 or email cardiac.nursespecialists@gosh.nhs.uk

  • Aileen O’Sullivan
  • Nina Taylor
  • Victoria Poon
  • Ruth Gorham
  • Rebecca Kerby

Adolescent Nurse Specialist – 0207 405 9200 ext 8143 or email Cardiac.AdolescentTeam@gosh.nhs.uk

  • Rhiannon Evans

Fetal Nurse Specialists – 0207 405 9200 ext 6711 or email Fetal.CNS@gosh.nhs.uk

  • Miranda Porritt
  • Claire Tangredi

Leeds General Infirmary

A level one children’s congenital heart unit. Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

Specialist Nurses – 0113 3925467 or email ccns.lgi@nhs.net

Mike Fresson, specialist areas: arrhythmias, transition

Lyndsay Marston, specialist areas: complex cardiac clinics, fetal service

Elaine Woolley, specialist areas: transition, anticoagulation service, fetal service

Marie Wray, specialist area: fetal service lead

Manchester Children’s Hospital

A level 2 children’s congenital heart unit offering antenatal diagnosis and cardiology care.

Specialist Nurses – 0161 701 06640161 701 0664/5

Kim Laurie – Cardiology Specialist Nurse (Team Leader)

Clair Noctor – Cardiology Specialist Nurse

Laura Jole – Cardiology Specialist Nurse

Oxford Children’s Hospital

A level 2 children’s congenital heart unit offering antenatal diagnosis and cardiology care.

  • Georgie Stepney
  • Kathy Lurcook
  • Emily Knowles

Telephone: Direct line 01865 234985

Bleep via hospital switchboard: 0300 304 7777 bleep 4170

Email: orh-tr.ccnsoxford@nhs.net

The University Hospital Southampton

Offering children’s and adults level one congenital cardiac surgical, interventional and cardiology services.

Specialist Nurses –02381 204659- helpline

Collette Cochran – colette.cochran@uhs.nhs.uk

Gill Harte – gill.harte@uhs.nhs.uk

 

Noah’s Ark Hospital – Cardiff

A Welsh NHS equivalent of a level 2 children’s congenital heart unit

Offering antenatal diagnosis and cardiology care.

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children Glasgow

A Scottish NHS equivalent of a level one children’s congenital heart unit.

Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh

A Scottish NHS equivalent of a level one children’s congenital heart unit.

Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children Belfast

A Scottish NHS equivalent of a level one children’s congenital heart unit.

Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital – Dublin

An Irish NHS equivalent of a level one children’s congenital heart unit.

Offering antenatal diagnosis, surgery, interventions and cardiology care.