Cardiovascular disease, a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels, causes more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK, that’s on average one death every three minutes*.
So it’s important to be aware of warning signs that could indicate a problem and suggest it’s time to see a doctor for a check-up.
Symptoms of heart conditions may include:
- Chest pain
- Dizzy spells and blackouts
- Tiredness or lethargy
BMI The Beaumont Hospital in Bolton offers a directly accessible cardiology service for patients with suspected and known heart problems. This service is complemented by a range of non-invasive investigations. Experienced consultants and medical staff at The Beaumont Hospital work closely together to expertly manage patients who may be suffering from heart disease.
Conditions managed include:
- Heart rhythm problems
- Valve disease
- Heart muscle problems
- Heart disease risk factor management e.g. treatment for high blood pressure (hypertension) and high blood cholesterol
Treatments and procedures
The following cardiology procedures are non-invasive and can be performed at BMI The Beaumont Hospital:
All of the above investigations are interpreted and reported on by our experienced team of consultant cardiologists, all of which have clinics throughout the week. Following investigation, any patient who may require surgical intervention can be referred to BMI The Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle for further treatment.
At BMI The Beaumont Hospital we also offer a comprehensive health assessment for patients who have a family history of heart problems or who wish to monitor their heart fitness in order to detect early signs of a problem. You can find out more about our different health assessments here.
Treatment at BMI The Beaumont Hospital in Bolton is available to all, whether you have private medical insurance or are looking to pay for treatment yourself.
If you’re worried about your heart health, don’t hesitate and contact BMI The Beaumont Hospital today. For more information on the range of cardiology services and treatments available please call 01204 404 404 or alternatively, you can make an online enquiry here.