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Wolverhampton Heart Failure Service

We are an integrated service that provide care in New Cross Hospital in addition to the community setting.

We provide clinics across the City of Wolverhampton in addition to New Cross Hospital.

We provide home visits for the truly housebound.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Wolverhampton Heart Failure Service
Telephone
01902 694227
E-mail
rwh-tr.HeartFailure@nhs.net

Where to go

Name
Wolverhampton Heart Failure Service
Address
Heart and Lung Centre
New Cross Hospital
Wednesfield Road
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV10 0QP
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
Available Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm.
Session Information
Not available weekends and bank holidays.

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
We cater for those over 18 years.
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

- Patients with new symptoms of heart failure with raised blood tests (N Terminal pro Brain Naturetic Peptide), can be referred to the Consultant New Patient Clinic based at New Cross Hospital.  The purpose of the appointment will be to confirm or refute abnormalities of the heart muscle.  A generic Cardiology proforma should be completed and emailed to rwh-tr.heartfailure@nhs.net.

- Patient with a confirmed diagnosed of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction can be referred to the Heart Failure nursing for education and on going support.  The nursing team will also review and optimise evidence based treatment. Referral can be made via the telephone 01902 694227.

- The Nursing Team provided clinics at several locations across Wolverhampton.  Home visits are provided for those patients or are truly housebound.

- Following the optimisation of medication, we can refer to a prescribed exercise programme.

- Partnership working with Compton Palliative Care Services to provide holistic support and symptoms management.

Record Last Updated on: 28/03/2018

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