Setting up a cardiovascular clinic in primary care
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Setting up a cardiovascular clinic in primary care

Delyth Williams Coronary heart disease nurse facilitator, Bedfordshire Heartlands Primary Care Trust, The Nevells Road Surgery, Letchworth, Hertfordshire

This article describes what nurses need to know about setting up a cardiovascular clinic in primary care. The author provides practical advice from personal experience of running such a clinic. Areas covered include: identifying patients; how to contact patients; what equipment to include; the consultation; follow up appointments and referrals.

Nursing Standard. 20, 43, 45-50. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.07.20.43.45.c6558

Correspondence

delyth.williams@bedsheartlandspct.nhs.uk

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