Manchester Heart Centre
Manchester Royal Infirmary
0161 276 1234
The Level 2 Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) services for the North West region are provided by the Manchester Heart Centre within Manchester Royal Infirmary (part of the Manchester University NHS foundation Trust- MFT). St. Mary’s hospital (also part of MFT) is operating as the Level 1 provider for ACHD obstetrics care.
MFT work alongside the ‘North West Partnership’ (comprising Liverpool Women’s, Alder Hey, Liverpool Heart and Chest and the Royal Liverpool) who act as the Level 1 ACHD service in the North West.
MFT provides Consultant led ACHD outpatient clinics including general ACHD patient clinics, transition clinics (in conjunction with Royal Manchester Children’s hospital) and joint obstetrics cardiology clinics (in conjunction with St. Mary’s Hospital). A full range of investigation modalities are available including cardiac MRI and CT, Echocardiography, and exercise testing.
MFT also provides the ACHD pulmonary hypertension service for the North West region in line with the shared care agreement with the Sheffield Pulmonary Vascular Disease Unit, based at Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield.
MFT provide inpatient care for ACHD patients requiring medical care and some interventional procedures.
ACHD patients requiring cardiac surgery or complex interventional procedures are referred to the Liverpool partnership then followed up back in MFT.
ACHD patients who require non-cardiac surgery are supported within MFT by specialised cardiac anaesthetists.
Dr P Atkinson (Cardiologist with a special interest in ACHD- PAT)
Prof B Clarke (Cardiologist with a special interest in ACHD- MFT)
Dr D Cullington (ACHD Cardiologist- outreach from Liverpool)
Dr J Dua (ACHD Cardiologist- outreach from Liverpool)
Dr P Jenkins (ACHD Pulmonary Hypertension Cardiologist- outreach from Liverpool)
Dr V Papaioannou (ACHD Pulmonary Hypertension Cardiologist- outreach from Liverpool)
Prof B Clarke (Cardiologist with a special interest in ACHD)
Dr D Cullington (ACHD Cardiologist)
Dr J Dua (ACHD Cardiologist)
Prof B Keavney (Cardiologist with a special interest in ACHD)
Dr A Roberts (Consultant Obstetrician)
Dr S Vause (Consultant Obstetrician)
Sr Sophie Howard
Sr Laura Jole
Sr Kim Laurie
Sr Kate Shammas