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Heart Failure Specialist nurse team

There are several heart failure specialist nurses based across the Trust.

The specialist heart failure team are involved with the care of patients with heart failure in both the hospital and community settings, from the time of diagnosis of this condition.

There are two full-time and one part-time heart failure specialist nurses covering the community of Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale and providing in-reach support to Scarborough Hospital.

Services are provided at:

  • Scarborough General Hospital
  • Whitby Community Hospital
  • Malton Community Hospital
  • All GP surgeries in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale
  • Out in the community

There are also five heart failure specialist nurses, one full-time and four part-time, covering the community of York and Selby providing support to patients, GPs and York Hospital.

Services are provided at:

  • York Hospital
  • Selby War Memorial Hospital
  • Malton Community Hospital
  • Clinics at GP surgeries; Easingwold, Haxby, Clementhorpe, Clifton and Acomb

Referrals

Referrals are accepted from cardiologists, GPs, district or practice nurses.

Once a referral is received the team will telephone the patient to make the appointment.  Nurses can visit patients in their home or invite them to a clinic setting of their choice.


Contact us

Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale
Beck House
3 West Parade Road
Scarborough
YO12 5ED

For more information contact Angela Garton, Secretary, 01723 342144.

York and Selby
Clementhorpe Health Centre
Cherry Street
YORK
YO23 1AP

For more information contact Wendy Purvis, Administrator, via Single Point of Access on 01904 721200.


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The specialist heart failure team are involved with the care of patients with heart failure in both the hospital and community settings, from the time of diagnosis of this condition.

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