PIF Categories: Cardiac Care
External electrical cardioversion – consent information for patients
Read our guide below about the cardioversion procedure, also known as direct current cardioversion (DCCV). This page will help you understand the procedure and help you prepare for it – […]
Heart failure diary
A short guide to help you manage your heart condition. What is heart failure? Heart failure is where the heart is not pumping as well as it should. It is […]
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator
Find out more about these devices which monitor your heart rate and rhythm.
Find out more about why you may need an echocardiogram and what to expect.
Find out more about this test which allows us to take detailed, moving images of your heart using ultrasound.
Pacemaker guide for patients
Find out more about why you may need a pacemaker and how we fit them.
Medicines for your heart
Who to contact for advice about your medication and when you should take it.
Dobutamine stress echocardiography
Find out more about what to expect from this test which assesses the function of your heart.
Find out more about your medication, why you need to take it and the possible side effects you may have.