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Cardiology (heart disease)

Cardiology is a medical specialty that diagnoses and treats people with heart disease. We are committed to improving the heart health of our patients while providing quality and compassionate care.

Our service is delivered by a variety of health professionals, including highly skilled cardiologists - or heart specialists - as well as nurses, cardiac scientists and allied health staff.


  • Specialist outpatient clinics
  • Coronary Care Unit
  • Sub-acute (step down) Cardiac Unit
  • Clinical measurements - Echocardiography, Stress Testing, Holter and Event Monitoring

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

If you are an inpatient in hospital you may be referred to this service by a hospital clinician.

Last updated: 3 June 2020


Rockhampton Hospital
Phone: (07) 4920 7036