New Rapid Access/Chest Pain Clinic For patients presenting to ER with atypical chest pain – able to safely go home from ER but will require follow up by a Cardiologist in a.m. Located at West Coast Cardiology Labs at #108-245 E. Columbia Street, New Westminster. Phone: 604-522-8544 (kitty corner from ER entrance) Process (per Dr. Rupka) 1) EP decides to send patient to clinic next a.m. Patient is discharged from ER. Up to 5 patients will be given appointments per day- morning only. 2) Complete “West Coast Cardiology Labs., Inc.” purple referral form and give it to patient. This requisition is located above Unit Clerk desk in ER. Requisition also has “Instructions to Patients” at bottom of sheet. 3) Fax ER “Green Sheet” to Dr. Kuritzky’s office (fax: 604-524-5322) 4) The clinic is open Monday to Friday only. 5) The clinic will be closed as of December 21/09 for two weeks, and will re-open January 4, 2010.
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