ECG

What is an ECG (Electrocardiogram)?               

An ECG is a simple test that can be used to check your hearts rhythm and electrical activity.

Sensors attach to the skin are used to detect the electrical signals produced by your heart each time it beats. These signals are recorded by a machine and are looked at by a doctor to see if they are unusual.

An ECG can be requested by a heart specialist (cardiologist) or your GP.

 

How do I book my ECG?

If you have been referred to have an ECG by your GP or cardiologist you can ring main reception to book this appointment with the Nurse at the surgery.

 
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