Services
About Us

​​​The Cardio Respiratory Department provides services at both Whiston and St Helens hospitals.

Both hospitals offer a full range of in-patient and out-patient procedures including:-

  • ECGs
  • Spirometry
  • Ambulatory ECGs
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Exercise ECGs
  • Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinics [RACPC]
  • Full Lung Function Studies
  • Pacing Follow-Up Clinics
  • Echocardiography inc. Trans-thoracic, Dobutamine Stress, Transoesophageal [TOEs]

Appointments 

All of our appointments are currently made via the Whiston Cardio-Respiratory Department. 

For all appointment queries, please telephone 01744 646839 or 01744 646915

If you are unable to keep your appointment, please let us know at the earliest point so that the appointment may be offered to another patient. 

Clinics

Direct Access for ECG

Tel No:  0151 430 1428

Monday - Friday

Clinic Times:  9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic

Tel No:  01744 646839 or 01744 646915

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

Clinic Times:  9.00 am - 11.30 am

Direct Access Echocardiography

Tel No:  01744 646839 or 01744 646915

Monday - Friday

Clinic Times:  8.30 am - 4.30 pm

Direct Access Ambulatory Tape & BP Monitoring

Tel No:  01744 646839 or 01744 646915

Monday - Friday

Clinic Times:  9.00 am - 12.00 pm

Pulmonary Function Tests

Tel No:  01744 646839 or 01744 646915

Monday - Friday

Clinic Times: 9.00 am - 4.30 pm


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Senior Team Members

Ian Young, Directorate Manager
Gina Rogers, Cardio-Respiratory Manager
Lisa Crolla, Deputy Manager
Lorraine Hunter, Administration Services Co-ordinator


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Location

St Helens Hospital

The department is located on the ground floor of the hospital within the red zone. As you enter the main entrance of the hospital, the red zone is located to your right.

8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday with specialist out-of-hours sessions scheduled as required. 

Whiston Hospital

The department is located on Level 1 of the hospital.

8.30 am - 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday with specialist out-of-hours sessions scheduled as required and emergency cover provided for in-patients on a 24 hour basis, 7 days a week.


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Contact Us

​Appointments -01744 646839​
Gina Rogers, Cardio-Respiratory Manager - 0151 430 2424
Lisa Crolla, Deputy Manager - 0151 430 1439
Lorraine Hunter, Administration Services Co-ordinator - 0151 478 7526


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Other Information

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Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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