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The Renal Respiratory, Cardiac and Vascular Clinical Management Group (RRCV)
Apart from renal our services are mainly based at the Glenfield hospital, the newest of the Trust’s hospitals. The clean, modern working environment has been developed on an attractive site conveniently close to local services, transport links and amenities.
Working within Respiratory Cardiac and Vascular specialities at Glenfield Hospital would offer you the chance to experience the challenges and rewards of nursing acute patients and the excitement of being part of the cutting edge development of specialist services.
RRCV – our areas
Acute Speciality Admissions Units
Based at Glenfield hospital our large 19 bed Coronary Care Unit takes all acute Cardiac Admissions for the Leicester and Leicestershire area direct via 999, GP referral or from within the 3 sites of the trust. Acute admissions for ST elevation MI and Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests, many of our admissions are transferred directly to the Angio Catheter Suite for emergency intervention. Our Clinical Decisions Unit takes all other acute Cardiac and Respiratory Admissions either via Emergency Department or GP referral.
Surgical Speciality Areas
Our Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery wards are based at the Glenfield Hospital and our Renal Transplant Surgery ward is based at the Leicester General Hospital. These services are supported by specialist theatres and clinics.
Cardiology Speciality Area
Glenfield Hospital is the regional centre for Interventional Cardiology and Supra Regional centre for the Adult Congenital Cardiology service, we have 5 cardiology wards, a large 6 room Angiocatheter Suite and many associated specialist services and clinics.
Respiratory Speciality Area
Comprising 5 wards, including our Respiratory High Dependancy Unit, Cystic Fibrosis Unit and associated speciality services enjoys regional speciality status.
Renal Speciality Area (Click here for more information)
Services centred around the Leicester General Hospital, 2 Nephrology wards, a Renal High Dependancy unit and acute Haemodialysis unit, this area also supports a number of outlying Haemodialysis Units and Community Dialysis services throughout the Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Rutland and Northamptonshire Region.