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- Coronary angiography
- Fractional flow reserve (FFR)
- Interventional cardiology
- Percutaneous coronary intervention with/without stenting
- Reporting of echocardiography
Andrew Skyrme-Jones has been Consultant Cardiologist in Bristol for 15 years. He works as an NHS Consultant at Southmead Hospital and the Bristol Heart Institute.
Dr Skyrme-Jones has been appointed as the Lead Cardiologist for North Bristol NHS Trust.
His sub-specialty interest is Interventional Cardiology investigating patients with chest pain and undertaking 'Cath Lab' work investigating and treating patients with angina and heart attack.
Dr Skyrme-Jones runs a General Cardiology Clinic, Valvular Heart Disease clinic and Palpitations Clinic.
Areas of interest
Angina, Interventional and medical treatment;
Coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention with stent implantation;
Investigation of Chest pain;
Investigation of palpitations and syncope;
Management of Heart failure and Valvular heart disease;
Current NHS consultant posts held
LEAD CONSULTANT CARDIOLOGIST
North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital,
Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 5NB
HONORARY CONSULTANT CARDIOLOGIST
Bristol Heart Institute, Marlborough St,
Bristol, BS2 8HW
Dr Skyrme-Jones moved to Melbourne, Australia where he completed a PhD looking for the earliest signs of abnormality in the arteries of young patients with Diabetes. Having found these abnormalities he investigated treatments to restore the function of arteries back to normal. As recognition of his work he was awarded the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Ralph Reader prize for Young Investigator of the year.
Photography, Rugby and Cricket, Skiing,
Southern Health Care Network AMRAD Postgraduate Education Research Travel Grant, 1997
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
Ralph Reader Prize (Young Investigator),
Wellington, New Zealand, 1999.
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand ASM Scholarship, 1999.
Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Travelling Fellowship, 1999.
National Registrars Research Conference Winner, Sydney, Australia, 1999.
Journal of American Society of Echocardiography 1995;8:251-256
American Journal of Physiology 1999;276:H1839-H1845.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2000;36:94-102
Clinical Science 2000;98:111-120.
Diabetic Medicine 2000:17;556-557
Coronary Artery Disease 2001:12(1);69-76
The Internal Medicine Journal 2001:31;368-370
Heart, Lung and Circulation: 2001 10:79-82
Circulation Research: 2002 8;90(2):231-6.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2000;35:292-299.
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jul;13(7):1050-6. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201601-082OC. Unilateral Pleural Effusions with More Than One Apparent Etiology. A Prospective Observational Study.
Courses offered to GPs
Chest pain management
An update to Atrial Fibrillation
Hypertension, where is contemporary treatment going.
Stroke prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
NICE Guidelines for chest pain management
Heart Failure- how should we diagnose and treat this condition.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.http://www.bcis.org.uk/pages/page_box_contents.asp?pageid=805&navcatid=88
My outcome data is independently assessed and reported by BCIS which is the regulatory body for Interventional Cardiologists. This shows excellent outcomes.
- MB ChB University of Bristol 1989
- BSc. Hons Physiology University of Bristol 1986
- Ph D Monash University, Melbourne, Australia 2000
- Fellow of Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians, London 2004
Reference number 3289073
Post treatment communication
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/contrast radiology) - (1-5)
IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)
Adult cardiac catheterisation - radial access (including coronary arteriography/catheterisation of right/left side of heart/ contrast radiology) - with pressure wire (including fractional flow reserve measurement) - (1-5)
Coronary angioplasty following angiography with fractional flow study on the same day, +/- insertion of stent - radial access - (1-5)