0% / 100%
0.5 WTE (1 staff)
|(Actual number of staff)||2008 - 0.3 WTE (1 staff)|
|SIGN Ratio||1:44,800 (2008 1:72,390)|
|Ave. caseload per post||100 (community/hospital)|
|Individual patients managed by service (average year)||120 patients|
|Service Provision||Home visits 40% / Clinic Appointments 60%|
|Provision for HF-PEF||No|
|Administration support per week||None|
|Providing education to non-specialist staff||Yes – update available to all staff annually|
|Doctor with specialist interest in Heart Failure||Yes – Consultant Physician with heart failure interest|
|Cardiac Rehabilitation available/number seen||Yes - 20 per annum|
|Access to psychological support referral pathway||None|
Challenging rural area with one half-time post covering the service.
Core funded by NHS Shetland.
Post-holder also has roles within Cardiac Rehabilitation, Rapid Access Chest Pain service, service development and work with the Managed Clinical Network.
Open access has been established for patients with heart failure within the cardiac rehabilitation service and active management of the end of life for heart failure and palliative care links is in place.