Our community heart failure nurse specialists will take care of you if you have been diagnosed with heart failure. The team work closely with our hospital staff to help get you back in your own home quickly and safely and will work with you to help prevent you from going back into hospital. We will: assess your symptoms provide you with the medications you need monitor your condition educate you about your condition involve you in support groups refer you to other services including the cardiac rehabilitation team help to prevent you from coming back into hospital use telehealth where possible to monitor your condition Although heart failure is a long term condition we will help to improve your quality of life. We will work closely with your GP and involve you in your care. We understand that having a heart problem can make it difficult for you to travel a long way because your condition may be making you feel breathless, so we will either see you at home or in one of our clinics, in a convenient community location across Stockton, Hartlepool and the surrounding areas. If you have any worries, we’re only a phone call away. We will see you Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (excluding bank holidays). You will be referred to us either by your GP or through the hospital.
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust