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Electrocardiogram
Ennis Hospital

Gort Road, Lifford, Ennis, Clare, V95 HN29


Phone: 065 6863127


Internal Directions:
Ground Floor, Ennis Hospital

Opening hours:
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

About Cardiology

Cardiology deals with disorders of the heart as well as parts of the circulatory system. The cardiology team provides 24 hour cardiac care to patients including a full range of invasive and non-interventional diagnostic tests and cardiac procedures including Cardiac Rehab, Echocardiogram, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Angioplasty, Stenting and Advanced Structural Interventions. The cardiology department includes an acute cardiac care unit, a step down cardiac facility and a cardiology day unit. University Hospital Limerick is a nationally designated 24/7 Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) centre for STEMIs.

About Electrocardiogram

An Electrocardiogram (or ECG as it is commonly called) is a measure of the electrical activity of your heart.  The technician will place ten electrodes on your arms, legs and chest and wires are attached to these electrodes to take the measurement.

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: All patients

Who needs to refer you: Consultant or GP

How to access this service: E-referral Referral letter

Special instructions for patients during COVID19

We may ask you to:

  • attend a virtual clinic
  • wear a face mask/other PPE
  • complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
  • to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time

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