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Cardiology

Heart Failure Pathway - Background Information

Rationale

  • To ensure patients are seen in the most appropriate outpatient clinic.
  • To consider underlying causes of heart failure if present.
  • To ensure referral letters contain essential information to allow appropriate grading.
  • This is not intended to be a definitive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure.

 

NZ Heart Foundation Guidelines

Pathway developed by the following people:

Name

Title

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

 
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Last updated : Friday, February 03, 2017
Next review date : Saturday, February 03,2018


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