Vascular Reception

The Vascular Service at Hull Royal Infirmary is a consultant led service that provides 24 hour emergency cover for Hull and East Yorkshire. Patients are referred to the Hull Vascular Service through secondary and tertiary services; this can be through GP referrals or through another specialty within the hospital. Our service has a dedicated vascular ward, vascular lab and research department.

What is vascular disease?

Vascular disease is a collective term for diseases of the arteries and veins; every part of the body that has blood flow can be affected. It’s as common as cancer and heart disease and accounts for 40% of deaths in the UK — many of which are preventable.

A diagram of the vascular system