At a glance..
At Surrey Cardiovascular Clinic we offer comfortable private outpatient facilities for our Consultants and their patients, with access to the latest state of the art diagnostic and imaging services. Many of our tests can now be directly accessed by GPs and Physicians outside SCVC and some can even be booked by patients direct without a GP referral.
Find out more..
Tests and investigations
SCVC supports Consultants by offering convenient high quality testing mainly on request by our Doctors however some of the tests can also be directly requested by GPs (see open access pages) and some by patients as self referrals.
- Blood tests
- ECGs, ambulatory ECG, event recorders
- Home BP monitoring
- Echocardiogram, Stress Echocardiogram
- Cardiac CT
- Cardiac MRI
One stop specialist clinics
Our specialist one stop clinics conveniently group your appointment with any necessary diagnostic investigations into one initial consultation. Our one stop clinics include:
- Chest pain clinic where symptoms of angina and other types of chest pain can be investigated
- Heart failure
- Preoperative cardiovascular assessment
- Renal impairment
- Atrial fibrillation
- Valve Clinics
- Pacing and devices
E-bookings: urgent care and phone Consultation
The clinic uses an electronic patient record that can be accessed by the patient's Consultants 24/7. We also operate an on line booking system which allows our registered patients to schedule an appointment or obtain telephone advice from a Consultant out of hours. Our e-booking services include:
- Routine follow up Outpatient Consultation
- Telephone or Skype Follow up Consultation (tariff varies according to whether in or out of hours)
- E-Consultation - uses a chat window connected to your consultant
for more information see our e-bookings pages
Other specialist clinics
Our specialist clinics include Consultation from Heart Surgeons, Electrophysiologists, Pacing specialists. With a wide range of consultants working together under one roof, patients are able to benefit from shared knowledge and expert opinions.
- Cardiac Surgery
- TAVI (minimally invasive aortic valve replacement)
- Pacemaker Clinics
- ICD and Cardiac resynchronisation (CRT) clinics
- Remote Monitoring including Carelink
for more information see our Treatments pages
We operate remote monitoring clinics giving patients the peace of mind that care can be provided within their own home. These services include Phone and Skype Consultations, Homelink- using pacemaker and Implantable loop recorders that transmit data to our servers from home, Homecare BP and Homecare ECG where our patients are equipped and trained to use monitoring equipment on mobile devices/Tablets that transmit their Blood pressure and ECG Data direct into our servers, making it easy to provide medical advice without visiting us.
If you have concerns about a heart problem but no typical symptoms of concern you may want to consider our SCVC Heart Screen.
These services are provided without Consultation - comprising a nurse questionnaire, test PLUS Consultant report.
For more information see our Heart screen Plus pages
GP and Physician referrals..
Doctors can refer their patient for Consultation, open access tests or Healthscreening with a referral letter faxed to 01483 467120 or posted to us at 5 Huxley Road Guildford GU2 7RE or online using our encrypted digital medical referral form.
Patients can arrange a healthscreen without a GP or Physician referral.
Please note that our Heartscreen+ screening packages are designed for patients that have no clear symptoms of heart disease, so we would advise that if you have symptoms of chest pain on effort, heart failure, palpitation or blackouts you should consider being referred by your GP to a Consultant Cardiologist for a formal Consultation and medical examination.
To book a heart screen call us during office hours or complete our contact form using the button below.
Hearscreen Bronze and some other tests can be scheduled on line see our e-bookings page.