Information about seeking advice & guidance from secondary care to avoid unnecessary referrals and safely obtaining timely and safe management advice. Consultant Connect service. Urgent Connect GP Liaison Service
Cardiac rehabilitation is a programme of exercise and information sessions following a heart attack, heart surgery or procedure.
The main causes of chest pain include angina, ACS (including myocardial infarction), acute pericarditis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax.
Community Ambulatory Electrocardiogram (ECG) service has been developed for Holter monitoring and Event Recording
Identification of patients and families at raised CV risk from Total Cholesterol of 9mmol/l or more
Stage 1 hypertension: Clinic blood pressure is 140/90 mmHg or higher and subsequent ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) daytime average or home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) average blood pressure is 135/85 mmHg or higher. Stage 2 hypertension: Clinic blood pressure is 160/100 mmHg or higher and subsequent ABPM daytime average or HBPM average blood pressure is 150/95 mmHg or higher. Severe hypertension: Clinic systolic blood pressure is 180 mmHg or higher or clinic diastolic blood pressure is 110 mmHg or higher.
Local guidelines for management and referral of transient loss consciousness