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Expert heart screening & advice

Our heart screening service is delivered by leading sports cardiologist Dr. Antoinette Kenny. The screening includes an electrocardiogram (ECG), an echocardiogram and a personal questionnaire to test for underlying heart conditions or heart abnormalities.

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Heart screening can save lives

The most common cause of sudden cardiac death in under 35s is an undiagnosed heart condition. Sport can aggravate an underlying heart abnormality that could lead to a cardiac arrest. Screenings help identify abnormalities and have been shown to save lives.

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Is heart screening only for elites?

It is not only elite athletes or footballers who are at risk and need a heart screening. We offer heart screenings to all people who need it, and you receive the same service as the professionals.

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How does it work?

The full heart screening process takes less than an hour. Your results will be interpreted by Dr. Antoinette Kenny, one of the UK’s leading cardiologists. You will receive a detailed report in language you can understand.

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Your heart screening results

You will normally receive the results in three to five days, we can also send these to your GP. Dr. Kenny will offer support and advice on next steps if any abnormality is found.

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Heart screenings for clubs and individuals

We offer heart screenings for sports clubs and individual athletes. For sports clubs a mobile clinic can be arranged on your club premises, individuals can come to see us at our heart screening clinic in Jesmond.

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How much is a heart screening?

Our heart screening service costs £345 per screening for individuals. A detailed report is included. We offer special rates for group or club bookings. Get in touch to find out more.

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I wholeheartedly recommend HeartScan for the peace of mind associated with the cardiac investigations that they perform. It is only through being an expert in her field over many years that Dr Kenny is able to provide such a robust and professional service.

Dr. Paul Catterson, Club Doctor

Newcastle United FC.

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HeartScan provided outstanding service to us here at Middlesbrough Football Club. HeartScan has proved to be an invaluable member of our extended medical support team.

Dr. Brian Blacklidge, Academy Doctor

Middlesbrough FC

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I have worked with Dr Kenny and her HeartScan team for well over 10 years.  They have always provided a professional and reliable service that we are lucky to have in the region. Their work is always in line with current international guidelines and Dr. Kenny’s specialist opinion and expertise is hugely valued.

Dr Glen Rae, Director of Medicine and Performance

Sunderland AFC