Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital is opening its doors for exclusive GP tours this November.

Being the first dedicated private facility in the UK to invest in the new-state-of-the –art Artis Q for interventional cardiology Nuffield Health is delighted to showcase its new cardiac facility.

At 7pm on November 18 and 25, invited GPs across the region will have the opportunity to view the new facilities in Nuffield Health Hospital on Lansdowne Road in Bournemouth and meet key consultants and hospital staff. The high tech cardiac catheter lab suite provides patients with a full cardiac service, including Echo, out-patient diagnostic and an in-patient day case cardiology facility.

David McNair, Hospital Director at Nuffield Health Bournemouth, said: “We are excited to be hosting these exclusive tours to give local GPs an insight into the new innovative, private facilities we have to offer patients in Dorset.”

Nuffield Health Bournemouth is only the third hospital in the Nuffield Health Group to invest in the premier technology, which further positions Bournemouth as a leading reference site for cardiology services in the UK.

Consultant cardiologist at Nuffield Health Bournemouth, Dr Talwar, explained: “Nuffield Health Bournemouth has fantastic non-invasive diagnostic tools available, including a pioneering cardiac CT scanner, a state-of-the-art cardiac MRI scanner and a new echocardiogram. Huge investment is going into this cardiac suite and these facilities will offer great benefits to our patients.”

David added: “By investing in the most premier equipment available, we can ensure that our cardiologists are able to provide patients with the best possible services at every step of their healthcare journey.”

GPs who would like to attend should contact Primary Care Manager Shirley Ewart at Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital on 01202 702830 or email: [email protected].