A blood pressure machine strapped to a male arm.

Who is this service for?

We are a community-based Heart Failure Service and see people aged over 18 who:

  • Have seen their GP who suspects a new diagnosis of heart failure.
  • Have previously been diagnosed with heart failure and have worsening symptoms.
  • Have recently been discharged from hospital and diagnosed with heart failure.
  • Already have a heart failure diagnosis but may need a treatment review.

What we do

We are a team of Heart Failure Specialist Clinicians, Assistant Practitioners and Administrators, who work in partnership with Consultant Cardiologists and Cardiac Sonographers to diagnose and treat heart failure, monitor symptoms and manage medications. We work closely with primary and community care professionals.

We support and empower patients to manage their heart failure and offer a wide range of community clinics throughout across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

We provide telephone advice and guidance for GPs and healthcare professionals Monday to Friday (2-4pm).

How do I access this service?

Referrals can only be accepted for people who are registered with a GP in Bristol, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire.

Referral to this service can only be made through your GP or a healthcare professional . Self-referrals are not accepted.

Please make an appointment to discuss your concerns with your GP in the first instance.

I’m a clinician – how do I make a referral to this service?

Referral information and other clinical guidance can be found on the Integrated Care Board’s Remedy site.

You can contact the service and speak to one of our clinicians if unsure about whether to make a referral.

Service provided by Sirona
Heart Failure Service Hub :
New Friends Hall
Health House Lane
Stapleton
Bristol
BS16 1EG

Contact us

0117 961 7153

sirona.heartfailureservice@nhs.net

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