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Cardiac Day Unit

The Trust have 2 Cardiac Day Units, one at UHND and one at DMH both house a Cardiac Catheterisation laboratory,

Procedures undertaken are

  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Permanent pacemaker implants
  • Pacemaker revision battery change
  • Reveal loop recorder implant/explant
  • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram
  • DC Cardioversion

A team of highly experienced consultant Cardiologists supported by multidisciplinary teams provide these Cardiac services across both Durham and Darlington sites

We provide outpatient and inpatient service to adult patients of all ages.

Both units are currently open 4 days per week

UHND - Monday to Thursday 8am - 6pm, Tele No. 01913332796

DMH - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8am- 6pm, Tele No.  01325743934


'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham