Cardiac (heart) Services at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick

Contact details

Enquiries:
(02) 9382 1872

Appointments:
(02) 9382 1872

Fetal Heart Clinic RHW:
(02)  9382 1872

Fetal Heart Clinic Fax:
(02) 9382 1209

SCHN-SCH-Cardiac@health.nsw.gov.au

The Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick Cardiac Services team provides consultative, diagnostic and procedural services for children with congenital and acquired heart diseases and is part of the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network Cardiac Service in conjunction with the Children's Hospital at Westmead. 

The team also provide services in other hospitals, such as the Royal Hospital for Women, assessing the heart health of unborn children via the Cardiology Fetal clinic.

A range of non-invasive investigations including ECG and Holter monitoring are available. Echocardiography is available in conjunction with cardiac consultation

Clinic

Referrals should be emailed to SCHN-SCH-Cardiac@health.nsw.gov.au or faxed to (02) 9382 1209. Please ensure your referral is addressed to one or more cardiologists by name and includes the patient's full name, date of birth, address, a contact phone number and email address for the patient's family, Medicare card details (if applicable), reason for referral and any relevant background information or test results.

Cardiology also supports a fetal heart clinic at the Royal Hospital for Women. For appointments, phone (02) 9382 0368

Outreach clinic services

The Cardiac Services team, in conjunction with the Heart Centre for Children at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, provides remote services around New South Wales.  Please call the following numbers for appointments:

  • Armidale: (02) 9845 2316
  • Bathurst: (02) 9891 6800
  • Campbelltown: (02) 4634 4162
  • Canberra: (02) 9891 6800
  • Coffs Harbour: (02) 9382 1872
  • Dubbo: (02) 6809 7082
  • Gosford: (02) 9891 6800
  • Miranda: (02) 9891 6800
  • Newcastle: (02) 4921 3750
  • Nowra: (02) 4421 3088 or (02) 4421 7754
  • Orange: (02) 9891 6800
  • Port Macquarie: (02) 6584 9466
  • Prince of Wales Private, Sydney: (02) 9891 6800
  • Royal Women's Hospital, Sydney: (02) 9891 6800 (including fetal appointments)
  • Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney: (02) 9891 6800
  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney: (02) 9517 2011
  • Tamworth: (02) 6767 8740
  • Wagga Wagga: (02) 9891 6800
  • Wollongong: (02) 9891 6800 

Ward/Location

Cardiology clinics are run through the Hospital’s outpatients department located on level 0.

Depending on the severity of their illness, cardiology patients may need to stay in hospital overnight in one of the general or specialist wards.

Staff

Director, Cardiac Services

Dr Phil Roberts (Acting)

Manager, Cardiac Services

Mr Chris Hastie

Nurse Manager, Cardiac Services

Vacant 

Head of Psychological Research and Care

A/Prof Nadine Kasparian

Manager of Cardiac Administration

Ms Merna Hanan

Cardiologists

Dr Owen Jones
Dr David Murphy
Dr Jon Forsey
Dr Claire Irving
Dr Steve Cooper (no clinic appointments available)
Dr Jonathan Mervis

Head of Cardiac Surgery

Prof David Winlaw

Cardiac Surgeons

Dr Peter Grant
Dr Yishay Orr
Dr Ian Nicholson