Important Patient Notice

Dorset Heart Clinic will be re-opening on 1st June 2020

We are extremely pleased to announce the Dorset Heart Clinic will be re-opening its doors on Monday 1st June 2020.

Our service restoration plans are driven by the increasing backlog of patients now waiting for urgent treatment due to the coronavirus.
We are working in parallel with our NHS partner, The Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, who is also re-opening its hospital services for patients.
We wish to assure all our patients that we are following national and local best practice guidance on infection control to ensure the safety of both patients and staff is at the forefront of everything that we do.

We have no waiting times

Waiting to see a doctor, have tests and treatment can be worrying and unecessary when time is critical
We don’t have waiting lists and can offer an initial appointment to see a consultant to meet your time scales

On average a person sees our doctors within 72hrs of enquiry and undergoes a cardiology procedure within 7 days of their consultant’s diagnosis

Welcome to Dorset Heart Clinic

World-class private cardiology services at The Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Our world-class consultants

Providing rapid cardiac expertise across a comprehensive range of services

Dorset Heart Clinic Announces Ground-Breaking Collaboration with HeartFlow

Dorset Heart Clinic is the only private cardiology centre in Dorset to offer this type of advanced technology. HeartFlow Analysis is a new non-invasive tool that helps determine both the extent of artery narrowing and the impact it may have on the functioning of the heart.

Public Private Partnership of the Year Finalist

in the Laing Buisson Awards 2018

HealthInvestor Awards Finalist

in the HealthInvestor Awards 2018

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World-class private cardiology services at The Royal Bournemouth Hospital

The Dorset Heart Clinic is a state-of-the-art, private patient cardiology centre located within The Royal Bournemouth Hospital. We are the largest dedicated private cardiology centre on the south coast of England. Your team at Dorset Heart Clinic provides a best-of-both-worlds approach: access to expert care from top UK cardiologists and the highest standards of patient service, combined with the confidence of being in an NHS hospital with the vast array of specialist equipment and resources often lacking in a private hospital – we deliver the highest standards of safety and quality without compromise.

You also visit us with the knowledge that monies are being re-invested back into The Royal Bournemouth Hospital to help front-line NHS care. Whether you are insured or paying for your own treatment, we are happy to welcome you.

Key Benefits of The Dorset Heart Clinic

Dorset Heart Clinic was designed bespoke to provide world-class cardiology services locally

Top Consultants

Trained in some of the leading cardiac hospitals from both across the UK and the world—and with a wealth of experience in private cardiology; our consultants are the best in their field. They provide expertise in every sub-specialty of cardiology with reputations synonymous with excellence both nationally and internationally. They effectively diagnose and treat numerous common and complex heart conditions to give the healthcare each patient needs.
“…I would like to thank everybody associated with the Unit. When ever I have needed to be seen…there has always been somebody who will take care of me.” — J. Crumpler via Google star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate

Supporting the NHS

Dorset Heart Clinic income supports the NHS. The business model is based upon keeping private work within The Royal Bournemouth Hospital so that income can be used to benefit frontline NHS clinical services – supporting clinical staff and allowing the NHS to purchase new equipment. We believe this is an important point of differentiation between ourselves and the traditional private hospital model.
“It was really important to know that I was supporting my local NHS hospital.“
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Consultants of Dorset Heart Clinic

Leading Technology

Technology plays a crucial role in healthcare. And the latest technology is required for the best care. For this reason, we use the latest cutting-edge medical equipment and software in the field, from patient examinations to diagnosis to treatments.
 “ Attention was immediate and extremely thorough and included detailed consultation, ECG and X-ray. The attention given was first class.” — K. Henderson via Google star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate
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Safety of the NHS

We believe high quality and safe healthcare go hand in hand. Our location within the Royal Bournemouth Hospital provides our patients with the knowledge that they have on-site access to the very best staff and clinical resources 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Private hospitals often lack these resources and therefore require an emergency transfer policy with their nearest NHS hospital – this is why we are proud to offer Care without Compromise.
“5-star service all the way so far from referral, first consultation, catheter procedure and follow-up…Nice that I have been copied in on all correspondence back to my GP so that I feel I am in the loop.” — A. Thomson via Google star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate
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Quick and Easy Access

Any health condition can be stressful, so we strive to offer quick and easy access to all our services. From same-day appointments to speedy results—rapid diagnosis to effective treatment; we aim to bring our patients peace of mind.
“I live in the North and unfortunately this is the second time in my life I have had to travel South to get the service I need….An 8-day wait to see a cardiologist at your Hospital and I have all my questions answered and a plan of action involving stenting is amazing. I am so fortunate to be able to use your facilities and expertise.” — M. Corner via email star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate
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