ECG MACHINE BUSINESS PROPOSAL KELVINGROVE MEDICAL CENTRE Practice/Consortium Name Kelvingrove Medical Centre Proposal for ECG Machine Aim of service change The proposal is for the provision of an ECG Machine to provide ECG service within practice. The ECG Machine would allow more prompt diagnosis of conditions such as cardiac arrhythmias. Referrals will be reduced to secondary care providers namely Heanor Hospital and the Ambulatory Monitoring Department at Derby. Expected improvements/benefits The provision of the ECG Machine will enable patients to be identified who might otherwise not have been via usual practice routes. Health inequalities will be reduced. Patients will be seen initially in primary care reducing possible future secondary care episodes. Service Delivery Model The service will be locally based in general practice. Clinical Governance Assurances All clinical governance requirements adhered to Potential Providers The service is to be provided by a Health Care Assistant in General Practice. Financial Input Cost of ECG Machine trolley based machine including trolley, installation and on site training: £3903.35 Access Accessibility is greatly improved for patients Locality based care within primary care setting Improved accessibility will have positive impact on 18 week delivery target. Risks & exit strategy Minimum risk involved Performing audit & evaluation to be undertaken.
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