ECG Acquisition & Interpretation Services

ECG Acquisition & Interpretation Services

Service Information

Our Electrocardiogram (ECG) service is led by a GP with an Extended Role in Cardiology, working with our team of cardiology consultants and GP Fellows.

The service is accessible to referring patients 52 weeks per year, with high-quality routine ECGs reported within 5 years. Reporting is by a named Cardiology service with ECGs externally audited for quality assurance.

The service is paperless with all referrals accepted via e-referrals and ECG reports returned electronically.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
  • Breathlessness
  • Heart murmur
  • Drug monitoring
  • Palpations including AF
  • Hypertension

Exclusion Criteria

  • Patients under the age of 18
  • Septic arthritis
  • Multisystem vasculitides and inflammatory arthropathies
  • Severe urgent inflammatory arthritis

Diagnostics Provided

  • Not Applicable

Referral method

  • Referrals should be made using the standard referral template, emailed to modality.ecg@nhs.net
  • The community service admin team can be contacted on 0121 250 1592 with any queries.