Cardiology Referral Information

 

Reason(s) for referral:

Please note that only the following symptoms can be treated in our service.
 

Diagnosis of Ischaemic Heart Disease (Non-Acute Chest Pain)   

A clinical assessment will be made, investigations arranged in line with NICE guidance CG95, medication

initiated and patients referred back to GP with a clear treatment plan. Please ensure there is a BP & weight recorded.

 

Investigation and Assessment of Arrhythmia (Non AF) (Haemodynamic stable and asymptomatic patient)  

A clinical assessment will be made, appropriate investigations completed to reach a diagnosis of the arrhythmia type.

Patients will then be discussed by the GPwSI / consultant and appropriate referral onto a medical cardiology or

ablation clinic made. Please attach patient ECG report

 

Heart Failure  

A clinical assessment will be made, investigations arranged in line with NICE guidance, medication initiated

and patient referred back to GP with clear treatment plan. Please ensure there is a recent BNP results

 

Suspected Valvular Disease  

A clinical assessment will be made, and an echo done. If no further treatment is required then the patient

will be referred back to the GP.  If surgical intervention is required the patient will be discussed

by the GPwSI with the consultant to identify appropriate secondary care escalation.

 

Hypertension – LVH, Suspected Cardiac Dysfunction               

A clinical assessment will be made, an echo done, medication initiated / optimised and the patient

referred back to GP with a clear management plan. If further referral is required then the GPwSI will

discuss the case with the consultant and refer on