Dr Paul Venables

Qualifications

BM, MRCP (UK), ECES (EHRA Certification in Electrophysiology), ECDS (EHRA Certification in Cardiac Pacing), BSE

GMC number: 4517065

Practicing since: 1998

Specialties

Cardiology

Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesday 13:00 - 21:00
  • Overview

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01473 279123

About

Dr Venables is an experienced Consultant Cardiologist at Ipswich and Papworth Hospitals. Since his appointment in 2010, his practice has included the investigation and treatment of all cardiological symptoms and conditions. Out-patient clinic appointments are available at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital, as well as pacemaker implantation, complex device implantation and invasive cardiac catheterisation procedures undertaken at Papworth Hospital. The quality of his clinical work and role in developing cardiac services at Ipswich Hospital was recognised with the award of a Clinical Excellence Award (CEA) in 2013.

Dr Venables sub-speciality interest is in Cardiac Rhythm Management, including leading the Pacing department at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and being one of the main implanters of complex devices (Cardiac- resynchronisation and implantable defibrillators) at Papworth Hospital. In 2013 he was awarded European Heart Rhythm Society accreditation in both Cardiac pacing and Electrophysiology.

Other interests

  • Cardiac Rhythm Management including: Arrhythmia, Atrial Fibrillation Implantable device (pacemaker and ICD) implant, optimisation and follow-up
  • Heart Failure: Including Cardiomyopathy and Cardiac Re-synchronisation Therapy
  • Ischemic Heart disease and angina
  • Valvular heart disease

Personal interests

Family, sport and reading

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Paul Venables at Nuffield Health

  • Cardioversion
  • Event monitor

Locations Dr Paul Venables works with

Related experience

Research

Research interests include:

  • Arrhythmia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Implantable Pacemakers

Memberships

  • European Society of Cardiology
  • European Heart Rhythm Association
  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • British Society of Echocardiography
  • The Arrhythmia Alliance Charity
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Physicians (Eng)
  • Medical Defence Union

Other post held

  • Cardiologist, Cardiology Clinical Lead and Head of Pacing, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
  • Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth Hospital
  • East of England Cardiac Advisory Committee
  • Suffolk Cardiac Network, committee member
  • Consultant Cardiologist, Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

Insurers Dr Paul Venables works with

Dr Paul Venables works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Declaration

Dr Paul Venables does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Paul Venables does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Paul Venables does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.