Vascular Services - Information for Patients
Northamptonshire Vascular Service
How to find us
For the integrated surgery department and vascular studies unit, enter at the integrated surgery entrance, which is opposite car park 1.
For radiology, enter through the South entrance, opposite car park 1, and take the lift to area D.
Click here for the hospital map
The Northamptonshire Vascular Service provides outpatient services across the county of Northamptonshire with clinics at Northampton General Hospital integrated surgery department , Danetre Hospital, Daventry, Kettering General Hospital Outpatients department, Nene Park Outpatients Clinic, Irthlingborough, Isebrook Hospital, Wellingborough and Corby Outpatients clinic, Willowbrook Health Complex, Corby
Vascular studies unit
The vascular studies unit (VSU) is situated in the surgical outpatients' department, Area B, integrated surgery at Northampton General Hospital.
The unit provides specialised diagnostic ultrasound investigations to patients with suspected circulatory disorders and nursing expertise in wound care management intermittent claudication and nurse-led vascular clinics.
Inpatient and day case services are based at Northampton General Hospital.
Diagnostic tests and some procedures are carried out in the radiology department. These can include CT scans, MRI scans angiograms, angioplasties, stent insertion and fistuloplasties amongst other procedures.
Vascular services include:
Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Endovascular aneurysm repair
Varicose vein treatment
Renal access for dialysis
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Service
The following information for patients is produced by the Circulation Foundation - the Vascular Research Charity.
Links to other websites
The Vascular Society
The Circulation Foundation
The British Society of Interventional Radiologists