Improving diagnosis for Ischaemic Heart Disease

Providing appropriate functional imaging to allow more accurate diagnosis, earlier discharge and reduction of invasive investigations.

Key deliverables:

  • Development and implementation of a consensus document on the most effective way functional imaging can be implemented across Greater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria
  • Exploration of Stable Angina Pathway computerised decision aid

Improving access to urgent and acute cardiac services

Key deliverables:

  • Consensus and pathway regarding broader access to specialist clinicians 'within 24 hours' at specialist acute cardiac services for defined group

Cardiac Acute Transfer System (CATS) improvement project within Greater Manchester

Improving the current CATS system to manage cardiac patients more effectively across the conurbation

Key deliverables:

  • Process and systems upgrade to meet the challenges of 24/7 working across Greater Manchester