LATEST NEWS

Job vacancy

7th October 2021

We are currently advertising for an administration assistant. Please click here for more details. This vacancy has arisen due to the increased administrative workload as we continue to expand our service.

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Echo clinic update

7th October 2021

The Chandlers Ford echo clinic is now running again. We are please to welcome another cardiac physiologist, Chantelle Henderson to our team. Chantelle with join Lucy in providing echo clinics at Mansfield Park Surgery and she will run the Chandlers Ford clinic.

We are once again helping our local hospitals (Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust) to address their backlog of echocardiograms. This has arisen as a direct result of the COVID pandemic. Patients will be seen in our echo clinics and the echo result sent back to the referring hospital consultant.

Clinic changes

13th April 2021

The Wickham clinics will be suspended from May 2021 for a period of approximately 3-4 months due to building work taking place on the Wickham Surgery site. We will offer extra clinics at Mansfield Park Surgery during this time.

The echo only clinic at Chandlers Ford will stop from the 1st April and will be replaced with regular doctor led clinics in the afternoon.

Coronavirus update

21st February 2021

All of our team now perform regular lateral flow testing for COVID-19. Our team have all been offered the COVID-19 vaccination. We use disposable monitor pouches to hold our Holter ECG and BP monitors. All equipment and reusable pouches are cleaned after use with Clinell wipes which are effective in killing Coronavirus.

New location for echo clinics

1st September 2020

On the 7th of September we are launching a second cardiac physiologist led echo clinic to complement the current clinic which runs at Mansfield Park Surgery. The new clinic will run at Park Surgery in Chandlers Ford which also hosts our Saturday morning and Monday afternoon doctor clinics. A location map can be found here.

Patient services team update

1st September 2020

 

Charlotte will be leaving the team on the 21st September to concentrate on working for the GP service at Mansfield Park. We are grateful to her for her efforts over the past 3 years. Clare and Jackie will continue in their current roles.

Community Service helps relieve COVID pressure on Hospital

5th August 2020

Our service is now seeing patients from Hampshire Hospital Trust (HHFT) who are waiting for an echocardiogram. This will help relieve the pressure on the hospital system which has become quite intense during the Coronavirus pandemic. We are delighted to be able to help in reducing the hospital waiting lists.

Clinic assistant appointed

14th April 2020

 

We are pleased to announce that Sarah Lawson has been appointed as our new clinic assistant and started working with us on the 2nd April. Sarah is an experienced health care assistant and also works in the hospital. Welcome to the team Sarah.

 
Job vacancy

3rd February 2020

We are currently advertising for a clinic assistant. Please click here for more details. This vacancy has arisen due to the exciting news that Elliott our current assistant has secured a place as a trainee cardiac physiologist and will be leaving at the end of March. We wish Elliott all the best with the next stage in his career.

Website launched

26th January 2020

Launch of a dedicated website for the Mid Hampshire community cardiology service. The site includes details about the service, information for patients and clinicians. The site will be updated with further information as the service develops and evolves.

Clinic assistant appointed

1st July 2019

 

Elliott Dewey has been appointed by the community cardiology service. Elliott will help the doctors in clinic and perform 12 lead ECGs as well as height, weight and BP measurements. He will also run the monitor clinics on occasion.

Echo clinics launched

23rd April 2019

 

We have launched a specialist clinic led by a highly trained cardiac physiologist. In this clinic an echocardiogram with be performed and reported. This will be reviewed by one of the cardiology doctors who will then write back to the referring GP with the result or arrange for a further review in the doctors clinic. This clinic is currently only hosted at Mansfield Park Surgery in Medstead.