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Restoring correct blood flow

Expert treatment for neonates At Royal Brompton Hospital, the large team of consultants and clinical specialists have many years of experience of paediatric care and treating children with heart conditions….

Beating heart mitral valve repair

The chances of developing heart valve disease increase with age. Royal Brompton Hospital leads the way in providing alternative beating heart minimally invasive treatments, suitable for high-risk patients with mitral…

Minimally invasive single port resection – successful patient outcomes

Keyhole surgical treatments for complex lung cancers provide a much faster recovery compared to the conventional thoracotomy surgical approach. At Royal Brompton &Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, patients can now benefit…

Heart murmurs – What to consider before referring

Many general practitioners (GPs) will be managing patients with cardiac murmurs. Here, we’d like to share with you a summary of guidelines developed by a group of GPs and consultants…

Heart health in cancer patients and survivors: cardio-oncology

The emergence of cardiovascular diseases in cancer patients and survivors has led to the development of a new field of modern medicine known as cardio-oncology Royal Brompton Hospital set up…

Revolutionary technique avoids numerous surgeries for heart patients

At Harefield Hospital, patients suffering from multiple life-threatening heart problems can have up to four surgical procedures completed during a single operation, using minimal access techniques. In this procedure, instead…

Research update

Alternative treatment option for sleep apnoea patients being trialled Research which uses a neck device to treat a type of sleep apnoea has been given the green light thanks to…

Visiting doctor programme

Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals’ clinicians regularly travel to share their knowledge with hospitals and healthcare organisations around the world. Our commitment to working with international teams has led us…

A burst of steam to relieve emphysema

Severe emphysema patients can receive a new lease of life, thanks to an innovative new vapor ablation treatment offered at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care. Emphysema is a…

Consultants new to RB&HH

Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals is a leading centre for the care and treatment of heart and lung conditions. We attract the most talented experts to provide the highest standards…