Haddenham

New ECG Equipment

Home » News » New ECG Equipment
New ECG machine

Haddenham Medical Centre has purchased a new ECG machine, an instrument that measures the electrical activity of the heart to show whether or not it is working normally.

An ECG records the heart's rhythm and electrical activity and the information is captured on a moving paper print-out or as a diagnostic wave pattern on a monitor.

The new machine is particularly small and therefore very mobile, enabling medical staff to carry the device Around the Medical Centre very easily, as and when required.

The purchase was made possible by the kind generosity of the Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust, which responded very positively to a request for financial assistance, on behalf of the Practice, by the Haddenham Medical Centre Patients' Participation Group (PPG).

The PPG was delighted when the Trust agreed to fund the entire sum (£1,955) and its management committee join with the Practice staff in extending their thanks to the Trustees.

The photograph shows PPG member and 200 Draw administrator, Bob Giles, handing the new ECG machine to Practice Manager Ellen Solley and Senior GP, Dr Mark Howcutt.

If you would like to know more about the PPG, please see here.

The next meeting of the PPG will be held on Wednesday 26th October, at 7.00pm in Haddenham Medical Centre. All patients registered with the Haddenham Practice are welcome.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

David Greaves Opens Orchard
Haddenham Webteam: Sun 22 Oct 5:00pm

On Saturday 21st October, a large group of Haddenham residents braved the gathering winds of 'Storm Brian' to mark the official opening of the Townsend Community Orchard.The project was initiated in 2014, when a portion of the Farrar Bell field was given to the Parish Council by Rectory Homes, following a planning refusal for additional home building. A consensus among the villagers ...

Ivor Miles Theft Attempt
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 21 Oct 9:00am

Thames Valley Police tell us that a 23-year-old man has been charged with attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon in connection with an incident in Haddenham last year.Jordan Dewing of New Road, Stokenchurch was charged on Tuesday (17th October) and has been bailed to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates' Court on 16th November.The charge is in connection with an incident at...

Xmas Tree Festival 06
Haddenham Webteam: Fri 20 Oct 10:00am

The folk at St Mary's Church are delighted to announce that planning for the Community Christmas Tree Festival 2017 is underway. Last year's festival was a great success and they are very keen to welcome as many people to see the displays again this year — so they need support from the local community to help create a wonderful spectacle! If you would like to display a Christmas tree...

© 2012 - 2017 Haddenham.net