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Cardiac Assesment Unit

The CAU was opened in 1985 following fundraising by the local community and the receipt of a grant from NSW Health. The Unit was purpose built for Cardiac Rehabilitation and outpatient Cardiac Assessment Clinics.

OPENING HOURS:
Monday to Friday 8am – 430pm
Phone: 4861 0290
FAX: 4861 0307
Email: CAU.BDH@sswahs.nsw.gov.au

SERVICES PROVIDED:

EXERCISE STRESS TESTING (EST)
Medical referral required - EST request form
EST patient information
Referrals can be faxed or emailed
Patients MUST contact CAU to book appointment and to receive instructions
ESTs are supervised and reported by Physicians
Reports are mailed to referring Doctor, copies to Physicians as required
ESTs are bulk billed

PERMANENT PACEMAKER CLINIC (PPM)
Medical referral required – PPM request form
Referrals can be faxed or emailed
Patients MUST contact CAU to book initial appointment
Clinics are supported by pacemaker company technicians
Reports are mailed to referring Doctor, copies to Physicians as required
Implanted Defibrillators (ICDs) are NOT routinely checked in CAU
PPM checks are bulk billed

CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM (CRP)
Medical referral required - EST CRP request form
Referrals can be faxed or emailed
Patients MUST contact CAU to book appointment and to receive instructions
Cardiac conditions and prioritisation – Cardiac Ambulatory Services Referral and Priority Pathway 
Program provides cardiac monitoring, individual exercise prescription, individual
& group education sessions and support
Physicians are responsible for care during the program
Discharge summaries are provided to referring Doctor

SUPPORT GROUP
The Hearts in the Highlands support group meets in Cardiac Assessment Unit second Tuesday of each month at 5pm
Guest speakers cover a wide range of subjects
Visitors welcome
For more information contact: 4868 1424

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