This Section is designed for healthcare professionals and GP Practice staff.

For public information, please visit the Brighton and Hove CCG public home page.

Cardiology

Emergency Information

For emergency information, please contact the Professional Support Line.

Services

Rapid Access Heart Failure Clinic

The Rapid Access Heart Failure Clinic is based at the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Referral Forms for the Rapid Access Heart Failure Clinic are available:

Community Heart Failure Service

The Community Heart Failure Services is provided by Sussex Community Trust, and is based at Brighton General Hospital.  This service can only accept patients with a confirmed diagnosis.  Please see the Sussex Community NHS Trust website for information on this service.

Please follow the link for Referral Forms to the Community Heart Failure Service

Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic

Please follow the link for a  Referral Form to the Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic.

Community Echocardiography Screening Service

Please see Referral Forms to the Community Echocardiography Screening Service

Local Guidelines

Please see the South East Coast Clinical Networks website for the  Primary Care Atrial Fibrillation Pathway.  Please follow this link for information on Anticoagulation for Stroke Risk Reduction In Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter.

National Guidelines

Please follow the link for National Cardiovascular Networks Cardiovascular disease (CVD) Primary Care Intelligence Packs 

Prescribing

For prescribing information, please see Chapter 2 of the Joint Formulary

Feedback on Providers

Please follow the link to send us feedback on service providers