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Happy hearts for Christmas

Happy hearts for Christmas

Our team at Central Heart would like to thank you for the opportunity to care for you this year. We feel so lucky to be working with such great people on this beautiful coast. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year. Team News Angus...

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What is aortic stenosis and is TAVI a good option for me?

What is aortic stenosis and is TAVI a good option for me?

A healthy heart beats an average 100,000 times per day, working hard to pump oxygen-rich blood throughout your body. The aortic valve controls the blood exiting through your heart as it’s pumped into the body. When an aortic valve narrows, usually due to a buildup of...

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Is it possible to avoid heart bypass surgery?

Is it possible to avoid heart bypass surgery?

In some cases, heart surgery with bypass grafts — an operation to improve blood flow to the heart — is vital to improve your heart health and long-term survival. But the good news is that thanks to advancements in medical science, less invasive surgical options with...

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“I couldn’t have timed it better”

“I couldn’t have timed it better”

In a stroke of unbelievable luck Wayne Sneddon’s heart attack occurred on the launch night of Gosford Hospital’s new out-of-hours heart attack service. Kincumer’s Wayne Sneddon jokes that he planned his heart attack perfectly — on the night an out of hours heart...

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Tom’s ability to put patients, who are often anxious, at ease and his ability to really listen and his kind professional manner are his real strengths.

We are very appreciative for Dr Ford's professionalism and experience. We understood the complexity of the procedure required; Dr Ford is a highly competent and skilled cardiologist.

Everything was fantastic, wonderful, informative and very very positively helpful. I couldn’t be more happy with the whole experience and the positive outcome. He is top of his field and also has an excellent bed side banner. I felt relaxed, confident and important.

Very professional and informative excellent service and caring terrific specialist in his field again absolutely excellent.