Who we are

Gloucestershire Syncope Service, a part of Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, was set up in 1992.

Full diagnostic facilities are available at the Syncope Clinic including:

  • 24h ECG recording
  • 7 day ECG recording
  • 24h Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Cardiomemo
  • Reveal Recorder implantation.

Tilt Table Testing, Carotid Sinus Massage and Autonomic Nervous System Function testing are routinely performed by medical staff and Cardiology Technicians, and there is access to:

  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Tolerance Testing
  • Coronary angiography
  • Permanent Heart Pacemaker implantation
  • Carotid Doppler
  • CT scanning
  • MRI scanning
  • EEG recording

The clinic is run by:

  • Dr Arnold  Deering Consultant Physician and his medical staff
  • Sister Alison Lock  and her nursing staff
  • Mrs Helen Mock – Cardiology Technician