The Coronary Care Unit or Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at Barnsley Hospital cares for patients with heart attacks, unstable angina, cardiac dysrhythmia and various other cardiac conditions that require continuous monitoring and treatment. The team consists of Consultants and a Cardiology Medical Nursing Team who work closely with the Cardio-Respiratory Department (CRD) The CRD performs a wide range of in-patient and out-patient investigations. The CCU team works together as part of a multidisciplinary team to aid patient recovery. The aim being to provide a high quality service in a safe environment where the needs of each patient are cared for in a professional and holistic manner by using all available specialist knowledge and skills. The wellbeing of all our patients relies on appropriate and timely assessment, investigation, treatment and care. The aim is to promote optimum health through good communication, teaching and provision of adequate information.