All NHS GP referrals must be submitted using the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS). Referrals sent by email or post from NHS GPs will not be processed.
All referrals are reviewed by our consultants. Sometimes more information may be asked for.
We aim to see patients with clinical symptoms of heart failure and a raised NTproBNP (over 2000pg/ml) within 2 weeks.
We aim to see patients with clinical symptoms of heart failure and a raised NTproBNP (between 400-2000pg/ml) within 6 weeks.
If a patient is elderly or has multiple comorbidities, we may ask our heart failure colleagues in the care of the elderly team to be involved in their care.
Last updated: November 2023