John Radcliffe Hospital
Adult Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital
About the unit
The Oxford Heart Centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital is part of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest acute teaching trusts in the UK. The centre provides regional adult cardiothoracic services to a population of 2.2 million across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Wiltshire.
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Rehabilitation and follow up
Follow-up is usually at six weeks with the patient’s surgeon at Oxford or at the local referring hospital. The service has a full rehabilitation team that links with the network rehabilitation teams at District General Hospitals.
Access by public transport is by the many buses that link the hospital to Oxford City. In addition, there is a large public car park with direct access to the south entrance.
Cardiothoracic Ward visiting is 15.00-20.00 hours. Cardiothoracic Critical Care is open visiting (apart from 13.00-14.00 hours).
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Level 1,
John Radcliffe Hospital,
Tel: 01865 741166
Trust Website: http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/