Examples of what has been done

A heart failure specialist nurse liaison service

Overview

NHS Glasgow’s Heart Failure Liaison Nurse service assigns a specialised HF nurse to follow up on patients and act as a link between primary and specialist care.

What they did

The Heart Failure Liaison Nurse service is a nurse-led follow-up programme offered to HF patients by the NHS in Glasgow. HF patients admitted to hospital are assigned to a HF nurse who follows-up with patients after discharge from hospital, adjusts medication and acts as a coordinator between the patient, their GP and cardiologists.