Cardiothoracic services are provided from The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC). The CTC provides services for people living in Essex and accepts referrals from outside the county.

Services provided:

  • Cardiovascular surgery including minimal access valve surgery
  • Dedicated Consultant Anaesthetic team
  • Specialist perfusion service
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Interventional cardiology including angioplasty
  • Rotablation
  • PFO (patent foramen ovale) closure
  • Electrophysiology including AF ablation
  • Cardiac devices implantation and management, single and dual pacemakers
  • Arrhythmia management
  • Diagnostics and imaging such as TTE, TOE, DSE and contrast echo
  • Consultant-led critical care and high dependency facilities
  • Outpatient facilities
  • Rehabilitation including a gym
  • Heart failure service
  • Grown Up Congenital Heart disease
  • Access to cardiac CT, PETCT and lung function testing
  • Primary angioplasty


Thames Ward: 01268 524900 ext 4147

Chelmer Ward: 01268 524900 ext 4370

Roding Ward: 01268 524900 ext 4209

Colne Ward: 01268 524900 ext 4272

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Contact us

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
  • Switchboard 01268 524900

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