Heart Failure Service
The Community Heart Failure Service provide a patient centred, community based, specialist nursing, education and therapy service for heart failure. The overall aim is to enhance a patient’s quality of life, improve physical health and optimise their social and psychological well-being and reduce acute hospital readmissions.
Specialist support, education and resources are provided to patients, carers and health practitioners to enable increased self-management and delivery of community based integrated, proactive and personalised care across south east Essex.
The service offers a help/advice line for patients/carers/GP and others which operates during office hours.
Referrals are accepted from all primary and secondary healthcare professionals.