Coronary Care

The Coronary Care Unit is a critical care unit that provides early assessment and intervention for patients experiencing a suspected or actual acute cardiac event.

We care for patients with potentially life- threatening cardiac conditions including:

  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Acute congestive heart failure
  • Patients pre/post interventional cardiac procedures.

Referral Process:

Referral from a Cardiologist is essential.

Services available at these locations

Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour Health Campus
345 Pacific Highway
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Phone 02 6656 7892

Fax 02 6656 7870

The Coronary Care Unit has 10 beds dedicated for acute cardiology patients and admits those patients that have been risk stratified as Intermediate and High Risk Acute Coronary Syndrome or Myocardial Infarction, cardiac dysrhythmia’s, post elective and emergency procedures in the Coronary Angiography Unit and other cardiac related diagnosis.

Since April 2012 Coronary Care at Coffs Harbour Health Campus offers a 24/7 inpatient service. Coffs Harbour Health Campus has a 10 coronary care beds. Of those, 6 are monitored beds and 4 are non-monitored. Our staffing is 3 nurses per shift, 24/7. We maintain a ratio of 1 nurse to 3 monitored patients, and 1 to 4 non-monitored patients.

Port Macquarie

Cardiology Services,
Level 1 North
Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Wrights Rd
Port Macquarie 2444

Phone 02 552 42884

Hours
10.00am to 1.00pm, 3.00pm to 8.00pm

  • Cardiology Services. Includes Coronary Care Unit, Cardiac Catheter Lab, Trans Oesophageal Echocardiography/Elective Synchronized Cardioversion (TOE/ESC)
  • Coronary Care Unit provides specialised cardiac care for Inpatients of PMBH. The Cardiac Catheter Lab will provide diagnostic and interventional  coronary angiography to both inpatients and outpatients.

Referral from a cardiologist is essential.