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This document provides guidance for any professional involved in the clinical management of patients, presenting to either secondary or primary care NHS care providers in Cornwall, with chest pain due to suspected or proven acute coronary syndrome.
Valid To: 12/09/2022
Publication Type: Policies
The aim of this document is to outline the standards of care that must be delivered to each individual patient undergoing surgical procedures in the CCL
Valid To: 30/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy has been drawn up to provide some guidance around the necessary considerations prior to implantation of an MRI compatible CIED.
Valid To: 31/01/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Cardiology specialty agreed guidance on temporary or programmed deactivation of complex cardiac device therapies for patients who have their complex device care and management delivered by RCHT.
Valid To: 17/07/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This document provides guidance for any professional involved in the clinical management of patients, presenting to either secondary or primary care NHS care providers in Cornwall, with chest pain due to suspected or proven acute coronary syndrome.Other key words: Cardiology, Acute coronary syndrome, Ticagrelor, early rule out TNT
Valid To: 19/08/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Structured guidance for the introduction of Sacubitril Valsartan to all qualifying patients under the care of the NHS in Cornwall. This guidance is informed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence technology appraisal - TA388. Further guidance regarding TA388 can be found at https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta388 keywords: Sacubitril Valsartan, symptomatic heart failure, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
Valid To: 29/11/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Pathway for initial clinical management of patients admitted to RCHT with a Ventricular Assist Device in situ.Keywords: Cardiology Heart Failure, Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD), Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), Heart Transplant.
Valid To: 05/02/2023
Publication Type: Policies
Guidance on the management of anticoagulation in interventional cardiology, and to safely manage the discontinuation of anticoagulation medications. The aim is to minimise the risk of bleeding during/after a procedure whilst minimising the risk of thromboembolic complications that may occur from cessation of some of these medications.
Valid To: 14/11/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline outlines the role of the registered nurse in removal of arterial femoral sheaths. This should only be carried out by staff who can demonstrate competency within this area of practice.
Valid To: 17/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Deployment of Angio Seal vascular closure device
Valid To: 21/01/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines