PHILIP IN GOOD HANDS AT ST BARTHOLOMEW’S – BRITAIN’S OLDEST HOSPITAL WITH EXCELLENCE IN CARDIAC CARE
The Duke of Edinburgh has been transferred to a hospital which is a centre of excellence for cardiac care.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust, is in the City of London close to St Paul’s Cathedral, and is Britain’s oldest hospital.
Barts Heart Centre, based in the hospital’s state-of-the-art King George V building, is Europe’s largest specialised cardiovascular centre, according to the NHS website.
It has 10 theatres, 10 cath labs and more than 300 general, cardiac and critical care beds.
The NHS said the centre aspires to perform more heart surgery, MRI and CT scans than any other service in the world.