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Electro Convulsive Therapy

Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) is a safe and effective treatment.  The ECT team provides this treatment to service users, usually for severe depression, in a modern clinical setting.

The friendly ECT multidisciplinary team consists of:

  • a lead Professor of Psychiatry
  • a Consultant Psychiatrist
  • a Clinic Manager
  • a team of Registered Nurses
  • a team of Consultant Anaesthetists and Anaesthetic Practitioners.

The team is based at Hafan y Coed, Llandough Hospital. They can be contacted on 029 2182 4756 / 4757 between 7.30am - 4.00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.  They accept referrals from treating teams.

The team is accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists ECT Accreditation Service which sets standards for all aspects of ECT care in England, Wales and Ireland. The process for accreditation is rigorous.

Hafan y Coed
University Hospital Llandough, Penlan Road, Penarth, CF64 2XX
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