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Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH) provides specialist services in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, respiratory medicine including adult cystic fibrosis and diagnostic imaging, both in the hospital and out in the community. The Trust serves a catchment area of 2.8 million people, spanning Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man. Their reputation for strong performance is important in delivering the best care for their patients and high quality clinical services.

The vision of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH) is to “be the best cardiothoracic intergrated healthcare organisation.”  LHCH became the first specialist trust in the UK to be rated “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in September 2016.  They received this rating again in July 2019, only 4 other health care providers in the UK have received this rating twice. Over the last 14 years LHCH has been rated top in the country for “Overall Patient Experience” in the CQC National Inpatient Survey 9 times. In 2012 they also were named “Provider of the Year” in the Health Service Journal Awards.  
LHCH is the largest stand alone cardiac unit in the UK and offer a wide range of cardiac and thoracic services. Including cardiology services, cardiothoracic and aortic surgery, management of patients with congenital heart disease amongst other services.

There are 15 heart surgeons on staff at LHCH which enables the trust to provide 24 hour 7 days a week emergency cardiac surgery to patients 365 days of the year. There have 6 cardiac operating theatres meaning the trust can complete 12 planned/urgent heart operations 5 days a week and weekends if required.

Due to the highly specialised services provided by the hospital they are increasingly receiving referrals from outside their catchment area.  The catchment area of LHCH is 2.8million people and spans Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

Their vision is ‘to be the best – leading and delivering outstanding heart and chest care and research’ and is underpinned by six strategic objective themes:

Delivering world class care

Advancing quality and outcomes

Increasing value

Developing people

Leading through collaboration

Improving population health

Their mission is to provide ‘excellent, compassionate and safe care for its patients and populations, every day’ and has firmly embedded the values and behaviours expected of all its staff and volunteers, through IMPACT:


Making a difference

People centred


Continuous improvement


Location and cost of living

Home to the iconic British band The Beatles, Liverpool is a relatively affordable place to live and a vibrant city with a lot to offer. You can be sure you will always have things to do and places to visit. Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital is located only 20 min drive away from Liverpool’s city centre, with great connections by bus and Merseyrail, Liverpool’s very onwn urban rail network. 

Liverpool is a seaside city, therefore it has a fantastic variety of things to do, from walks along its beautiful beaches and outdoor spaces to visiting some of the best museums, galleries, bars and restaurants in the U.K.

If you wish to learn more about what to do in Liverpool, here’s the latest Visitor’s guide of the region.

Vie of Liverpool's Royal Liver Building and the famous sculptures of The Beatles