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Acute Cardiac Assessment Clinic


The ‘Acute Cardiac Assessment Service’ offers patients with urgent cardiac concerns access to the latest cardiology tests and diagnostic imaging equipment, and consultation with one of our team of 20 cardiology consultants.

Contact Us:

Phone: 1800 911 985

Refer via Healthlink: ‘Acute Cardiac Assessment Clinic’

Clinic Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8am – 6pm

Weekends / Bank Holidays: 10am – 5pm

The Service

Who is this for?

This Cardiac specialist assessment for patients complaining of:

  • Chest Pain
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of Breath (suspected cardiac related)

What to Expect

A member of the Cardiac Assessment team will carry out a preliminary assessment, which will include:

  • History and physical examination
  • ECG

Further cardiac diagnostic tests may be arranged, specific to the patient’s clinical requirements. Further tests may include:

  • Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Holter monitoring
  • BP monitoring
  • Cardiac CT*
  • Cardiac MRI*

Cardiologist review and plan of care:

A cardiologist will review and consult with the patient. Plan of care may include:

  • Admission to the hospital
  • Referral for interventional procedures
  • Follow-up appointment with the consultant in an out-patient setting

Should cardiac issues be ruled out, the non-cardiac causes of the symptoms will also be assessed.

Cost of service:

  • Initial cardiac assessment & ECG €200
  • Charge capped at €595*

* does not include Cardiac CT or Cardiac MRI