The Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories at Western Health provide diagnostic and interventional services to the Western suburbs of Melbourne from 3 state of the art laboratories across two campuses . A single lab is located at the Footscray campus and two labs are located at the Sunshine campus which additionally includes a dedicated Day Procedure Area. The Catheterisation Laboratories provide a 24-hour on-call service for those patients who may require emergency cardiology procedures.
The service is supported by specialist nursing and ancillary staff including radiographers, cardiac technologists, a Cardiac liaison nurse, Cardiologists, technicians, an Interventional Fellowship Position and The Royal Australasian College of Physicians Accredited Cardiology Advanced Trainee program.
Other procedures undertaken at Western Health:
Permanent Pacemaker insertion
Automated implantable cardiac defibrillators (AICD)
Loop Implant recorder implantation
Right Heart Studies
Electrophysiology studies and Intervention
The Cardiac Catheterisations performed approximately 2500 procedures in 2015
Fiona Groen Serina CecchinNurse Unit Manager Nurse Unit Manager
Sunshine Campus Footscray CampusPhone 8345 1389 Phone: 8345 6849