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Cardiology

Chest Pain Pathway - Background Information

Rationale

  • To ensure appropriate tests performed prior to referral to Cardiology services.
  • To ensure referral letters contain essential information to allow appropriate grading.
  • If patient has chest pain and can perform a treadmill then a targeted Chest Pain Clinic appointment can be offered.
  • If patient cannot perform treadmill, or if there are complex features or comorbidities then a standard Cardiology OPD appointment (consult with no treadmill on same day) is likely to be more appropriate.

 

Pathway developed by the following people:

Dr Rick Hudson

GP (Lead)

Dr Calum Young

SMO (Lead)

Dr Jonathan Tisch

SMO

Dr Patrick Crisp

GP

Dr Kingsley Logan

SMO

Dr Cecile DeGroot

GP

Wendy Bryson

Cardiac Speciality Nurse

Mairi Lucas

Cardiac Speciality Nurse

Shelley Pakoti

Cardiac Speciality Nurse

Dr Joanne Simson

GP Liaison

Jacky Maaka

Admin Support

Kerrie Freeman

Facilitator

Richard Harrison

IT Analyst

Trevor Richardson

DSA Manager



Last updated : Friday, August 21, 2015
Next review date : Saturday, August 20,2016


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