St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital provides a suite of on-site cardiac services to patients of the Ipswich and West Moreton Region. Our cardiac services are supported by:
- A 5 bed Intensive Care Unit
- A dedicated 5 bed Coronary Care Unit (with advanced monitoring equipment)
- An 8 bed Cardiac Telemetry Unit
- An invasive Cardiac Catheter Laboratory and
- A team of experienced medical and nursing staff
St Andrew’s Coronary Care Unit affords patients the choice or receiving local cardiac care; without the need to travel to Brisbane for treatment and management of heart attack, angina and arrhythmias. The unit also provides a referral service for patients requiring Cardiac Rehabilitation; to support physical and psychological recovery following an acute cardiac event.
Cardiac Catheter Laboratory
Our Cardiac Catheter Laboratory offers 24 hour, 7 day-a-week emergency cover. State-of-the art technology enables specialization in a comprehensive range of procedures. Specialist Cardiologists
provide prompt diagnosis of heart disease by angiography. Once diagnosed, certain heart diseases are able to be treated under local anesthetic using the latest, purcutaneous techniques including balloon angioplasty, coronary stenting and insertion of pacemaker. The Catheter Laboratory is staffed by teams of experienced nurses and radiographers and highly skilled cardiologists.