The rapid access chest pain clinic (RACPC) provides a specialist service for people who present to their GP with symptoms that suggest new onset angina. We aim to see all patients within 2 weeks of being referred.
The clinic is run by cardiology nurse specialists and is supported by Professor Marber, consultant cardiologist. The service is supported by cardiac physiologists who perform and analyse the cardiac tests.
provides prompt specialist assessment for suspected angina
initiates treatment to relieve symptoms and reduce risk
provides information on treatment options available regarding the diagnosis
provides information about modifiable risk factors