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Chest Pain Pathway - Background Information


  • 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


Dr Patrick Crisp


Dr Kingsley Logan


Dr Cecile DeGroot


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


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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