Introduction to our Tests and Outpatient Services
We provide a modern and welcoming consultation and outpatients suite, called the ‘Regent’s Park Suite’.
The Regent’s Park Suite comprises a comfortable waiting area with a series of comfortable consulting rooms, a well equipped cardiac investigations room and an echocardiography suite. We have a Philips Affinity echocardiogram (ultrasound) machine and the very latest ECG and ambulatory monitoring equipment. We have the ability to comprehensively investigate a range of symptoms including: chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations and blackouts.
All our tests and outpatient services are led by consultant cardiologists.
We provide outpatient tests and services which include the following:
- Blood tests: Lipids, glucose, biochemistry, coagulation
- Resting ECG
- Stress ECG (Exercise ECG)
- 24hr, 48hr & 72hr ECG
- 24hr & 48hr BP
- Event recording
- Implantable loop recording
- Exercise stress test
- Echocardiogram (ECHO)
- ECHO with Bubble
- Transoesphageal ECHO
- Stress ECHO
- Tilt table
- Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test
- Ajmaline Provocation Test
- Plain film x-ray
- Cardiac CT scan – calcium scoring and CT angiography
- Cardiac MRI scan
- Cardiac CT-FFR Heartflow
- Heart screening & cardiovascular fitness
- DVLA medical checks
- Diving medical checks
Some investigations, for example, plain film x-ray, Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI are performed wihin Derriford hospital through our partnership with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.