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Heart treatments

Your heart is in our hands. There is no greater trust and we take caring for it very seriously.

The heart is the engine of our bodies, pumping nutrient and oxygen rich blood to every cell. The constant demands we make on it can lead to disease. We offer a range of procedures and have dedicated, specialist cardiology teams to help keep your heart running as it should.

Blood clot or thrombosis test

Tests to assess whether your blood is clotting correctly.

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Blood pressure test

Measuring the pressure inside your arteries as your heart pumps blood.

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Cardiac CT scan (heart CT)

Checks your heart using a CT scanner to investigate cardiac conditions.

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Cardiac MRI scan (heart MRI)

Detailed pictures of your heart using magnetic resonance imaging.

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Cholesterol level test

Check your level of risk in developing a range of health problems.

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Electrocardiogram (ECG)

Measures the electrical activity of your heart to detect abnormalities.

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Exercise ECG

Measures your blood pressure and heart’s response to exercise.

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ECG monitoring or event recorder - 24/48 hour

A way of measuring your heart's electrical activity and rhythm to track cha…

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The Berkshire Heart Clinic offers expert and prompt cardiology care to the patients of the Thames Valley region. We are based at Spire Dunedin Hospital and we pride ourselves in offering excellent specialist care and advice. We offer patients a rapid access consultant-led clinic and provide a comprehensive range of assessments with very short waits for appointments times.

The Berkshire Heart Clinic is made up of a group of highly trained cardiologists who are passionate about what they do. They run their private clinics out of Dunedin Hospital in Reading, and can diagnose and test patients with the state-of-the-art equipment provided.

The clinic offers a comprehensive service to our patients, helping us to care for you from the initial diagnosis and investigations on your first visit through to agreeing the treatment plan at any subsequent consultations.

We offer a range of services including:

  • Echocardiogram
  • Stress echocardiogram
  • Exercise stress test
  • 24/48 hour/7 day ECG monitoring
  • 24 hour blood pressure monitoring
  • Cholesterol tests
  • Perfusion scanning
  • Cardio call event recorder

Heart conditions we treat

Investigations available

Our specialist team

Meet the consultants who lead our expert team here at Spire Dunedin Hospital.

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Is heart surgery and treatment for you?

Heart problems can affect anyone at almost any age. They can be caused by a natural defect, genes or an unhealthy lifestyle. For many people, heart surgery provides relief from symptoms such as breathlessness and a lack of energy – giving them the chance to enjoy a fuller life. We provide the highest quality specialist care – from the first moment you are in touch with us through to the completion of your treatment and aftercare. Whether you use private medical insurance or you’re paying for treatment yourself, we provide expert heart care for everyone.


Why choose Berkshire Heart Clinic for heart surgery or treatment?

Specialist heart care from expert, caring surgeons.

The Berkshire Heart Clinic offers expert and prompt cardiology care to the patients of the Thames Valley Region. We are based at Spire Dunedin Hospital and we pride ourselves in offering excellent specialist care and advice. We offer patients a rapid access consultant-led clinic and provide a comprehensive range of assessments with very short waits for appointments times.

The Berkshire Heart Clinic is made up of a group of highly trained cardiologists who are passionate about what they do. They run their private clinics out of Dunedin Hospital in Reading, and can diagnose and test patients with the state-of-the-art equipment provided.

All of our cardiac surgeons and cardiologists are among the best in their field. To be part of our cardiology team, our consultant cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and specialist clinical staff must be at the top of their profession.

We chose our heart surgeons on their proven expertise in complex cardiac surgery and their chosen sub-speciality, their dedication to what they do and their skill to meet our stringent requirements.

With Spire, you can choose your own expert cardiac consultant and they, along with a specialist nursing support team, will be with you every step of the way. You’ll be treated in an immaculate, modern, well-equipped hospital where care will be shaped around you. You can choose the treatment time and hospital that suits you – without having to wait. We have won many awards for the quality of our healthcare and have received high satisfaction ratings from our patients.

Have an appointment within 24 hours

At the Berkshire Heart Clinic, appointments for consultations are available with a Cardiology Consultant within 24 hours, Monday to Friday.

For more information on our rapid access service please call us on 0118 955 3433 or email spire.dunedincardiology@nhs.net.

To contact us

For more information on our services, or if you have any questions, please call us on 0118 955 3433 or email spire.dunedincardiology@nhs.net.