Primary Category: Charity
Wessex Heartbeat has helped make Wessex Cardiac Centre located at Southampton General Hospital world-classp;and the charity is at the forefront of the constant changes in Cardiology ensuring highly flexible planning around its fundraising.We treat more than 20,000 people with heart conditions every year including in excess of 1000 children.This is why what Wessex Heartbeat and its supporters do is so important. The pound;13 million we have raised together since the Charity was set up in 1992 has put in place crucial extra improvements in the Wessex Cardiac Centre, that would not otherwise have happened, and that patients, their relatives, doctors, nurses and others consistently tell us make a real difference to their lives.These include major projects to create Heartbeat House, the children Ocean Ward, the Young Adult Cardiac Unit and the state-of-the-art Heartbeat Education Centre, as well as regular funding of leading-edge equipment, clinical education and research.The Centre located at Southampton General Hospital serves a population of about 3.5 million in the city of Southampton and much of central southern England, including Sussex, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and the Channel Islands.
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