St Vincent’s Private Hospital Emergency Chest Pain Service

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Emergency Department provides 24-hour prompt access to specialist cardiac care services for people experiencing chest pain.

The St Vincent’s Emergency Chest Pain Service provides rapid specialist assessment and expert care delivered by a team of experienced emergency specialists, on-call consultant cardiologists and general medical physicians.

The St Vincent’s rapid access service ensures patients receive early initiation of treatment and expedited referral for further cardiology assessment and services.

Acute onset chest pain is potentially life-threatening. If you or a family member experiences chest pain or any of the following symptoms:

  • chest tightness, pain or discomfort
  • discomfort in your arms, shoulders or neck on exertion or at rest
  • worsening of pre-existing chest pain, tightness or discomfort
  • worsening shortness of breath, which is not explained by a pre-existing breathing problem
  • fainting or collapse (syncope)

Call “000” immediately and request transfer to the St Vincent’s Private Hospital Emergency Department for urgent specialist assessment through the Chest Pain Service.

Patients with suspected heart attack or acute coronary syndromes may need referral to a higher level of care in Brisbane - your emergency specialist will arrange for prompt and safe transfer if required.