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The Whittington Hospital cardiac diagnostic department is only seeing urgent ECG patients and only by appointment. This is a temporary measure and this service will be reinstated as soon as it is safe to do so.

Other cardiac tests can be requested via e-Referrals; referrals will be put on to a waiting list and triaged in order of clinical priority, once a slot becomes available patient will be contacted with an appointment.  


Service description

The following tests must be booked via e-Referrals

  • exercise tolerance tests
  • echocardiogram
  • 24-hour Holter monitoring
  • 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring
  • seven-day event recorders

There is a waiting list. Referrals are triaged by clinical priority; once a slot becomes available the patient will be contacted with an appointment.

Please note: the ECG walk-in service is no longer available. 
Patients will need to call in to book an appointment. Patients will need to bring in their ECG referral on the day of their appointment. 
t: 020 7288 5691

For further information, contact Abeera Mustafa, Principal Lead Cardiac Physiologist
t: 020 7288 5693


How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

EMIS form

Referral methods: e-Referrals

Please complete the following EMIS forms and send via e-Referrals:

  • ECG - GP Request for Cardiac Investigation – Whittington
  • GP Request for Cardiac Investigation – Whittington

Where to find the forms

  • Barnet: BAR Global Documents > Diagnostics 
  • Enfield: ENF Global Documents > Cardiology 
  • Haringey: HAR Global Documents > Cardiology
  • Islington: ISL Global Documents > Cardiac

Camden: Find the form on the Camden EMIS Forms page


Locations

Whittington Hospital Cardiac Investigations

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