Dr Paul Venables


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

GMC number: 4517065

Practising since: 1998



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  • Weekly Tuesday 13:00 - 21:00
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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 Ipswich and Royal 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 Awards (CEA) in 2013, 2015 (double award) and 2017.

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

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Paul Venables at Nuffield Health

  • Event monitor

Locations Dr Paul Venables works with

Related experience


Research interests include:

  • Arrhythmia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Implantable Pacemakers


  • 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 posts held

  • Cardiologist, Head of Pacing and Cardiac Rhythm Management service, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
  • Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth Hospital
  • Consultant Cardiologist, Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital
  • Cardiology Specialist Training Committee member
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Insurers Dr Paul Venables works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • 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
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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.