Personal profile

Dr Hargreaves is a Consultant Cardiologist and Physician with over 23 years of experience. He qualified from the University of Dundee 1982 (MB ChB). He completed post graduate training in Cardiology in London, Oxford and as an international fellow in Canada (Edmonton).

He is a fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians and European Cardiac Society. He has specialist accreditation in the management of heart failure and cardiac rhythm abnormalities, including complex device therapy (CCDS). His clinical interests include the investigation and management of patients with shortness of breath, chest pain or palpitations.

He will review patients at short notice in a dedicated weekly clinic at the Highfield Hospital, Rochdale. In addition, he has an established weekly diagnostic ECG (electrical heart tracing) and echocardiography (ultrasound scan of the heart) service and is happy to review patients both with and without referral letters.

His private practice is based at both the Highfield Hospital (Rochdale) and the Alexandra Hospital (Cheadle).

His NHS practice is based at the Pennine Acute Hospital Group, Greater Manchester.

He is registered as an accredited specialist with the GMC (2580632), and is indemnified with the MDU (351890).

Appointments with Dr Hargreaves can be made via the BMI The Highfield Hospital, Manchester Road, Rochdale: Tel: 01706 655121. His PA (Yvonne Clarke) may be contacted on 0161 778 3074.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Cardiac Society
  • European Society of Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Dr Hargreaves is a general cardiologist and happy to see patients presenting with shortness of breath, chest pain, palpitations. He also has a specific interest in rhythm disturbances (palpitations and blackouts) and has international accreditation in the management of these disorders including pacemaker and complex device therapy.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Fairfield General Hospital

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