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Juniper Ward: New facilities at Harefield Hospital

A centre of excellence, RB&HH has long offered patients the expertise of our world-leading consultants at the Harefield site, providing pioneering services in heart and lung care. This autumn we…

MRI for Cystic Fibrosis and PCD

As leaders in the field of cardiac and respiratory care, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care Outpatients and Diagnostics at 77 Wimpole Street are contributing to valuable research into…

MRI Scans and Cardiac Devices

People with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are often told that they can’t get an MRI scan. Royal Brompton & Harefield hospitals are two of few centres in the country…

The shape of things to come

“The Rhythmia system (Boston Scientific), now installed at both the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, allows creation of accurate 3-dimensional maps consisting of tens of thousands of electrical points, usually…

A surprisingly quick recovery

Harefield Hospital’s Mr Shazhad Raja used off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting to carry out a quadruple bypass, with excellent results for patient Mr Ian Gratte. Ian Gratte’s first symptoms were…

Trust’s research partnership awarded £1.3 million

The Trust’s partnership with Imperial College London, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded £1.3 million to develop a new centre that…

Preventing expansion in the aortic root

In 2004 a new conservative treatment to manage aortic dilation and dissection in patients with Marfan syndrome was pioneered by Royal Brompton surgeon, Prof John Pepper through the creation of…

European Society of Cardiology highlights pioneering research and patient care at the Trust

This month’s European Heart Journal – published by the European Society of Cardiology and one of the leading cardiology publications worldwide – sees Royal Brompton Hospital featured as a “centre…

RB&HH Specialist Care consultants attending ESC Congress 2017

Saturday 26 – Wednesday 30 August 2017 Barcelona – Spain Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI The world’s largest cardiovascular congress with over 500 experts sessions and more than 4 500 abstracts…

3D Imaging and Printing: Technology of the future at the Trust

Specialists are using 3D imaging and printing to create exact replicas of patients’ hearts to help them plan and carry out surgery. The technique requires specialist cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR)…