Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic (RACPC) – Whittington

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COVID-19 notice

This service is currently NOT running a walk in ECG service. They are only seeing urgent/high priority ECG patients and only by appointment.  

If you require an urgent ECG please inform your patients to call the department on 0207 288 5691 to book an appointment time. Patient's who do not have an appointment may be turned away.


Provides rapid assessment and diagnosis of patients with new onset of chest pain and also for patients with existing angina who have a change in symptoms. 

For patients with known IHD, send to a general cardiology clinic unless they have new or worsening symptoms.

Patients with suspected MI or acute coronary syndrome should go directly to A&E.

Please see the chest pain pathway.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

For patients with:

  • new or recent onset of exertional chest pain
  • worsening or change in symptoms in a patient with known angina

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

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Referral methods: e-Referrals

Complete Whittington RACPC Referral Form and send via e-RS