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GP with a Special Interest in Cardiology - Community Clinics

 

Locations:

·         The Clays Area Health Centre

·         Liskeard Community Hospital

 

Conditions Treated:

·         Dyspnoea (including on exertion)

·         Palpitations

·         Syncope

·         Added heart sounds (finding)

·         Abnormal ECG

·         Medical management of angina

·         Heart failure (patients who have symptoms suggestive of heart failure with a BNP>2000 or a previous MI should               be sent to the Rapid Access Heart Function Clinic)

·         Telephone advice and support on any cardiac condition can be offered via telephone consultation.


Exclusions:

·         Patients suitable for Rapid Access Chest Pain clinics.

·         Patient suitable for the Heart Function Clinic

·         Patients already awaiting a Consultant Cardiology out-patient appointment.

 

Requirements:

Recent FBC, U+E         

Please ensure a 12 lead ECG is attached to the referral