Patients raise cash for ECG machine

14:14 16 February 2013

Dave Bassett-chairman of the Patient Participation Group at the Haldon House surgery on Imeprial Road is pictured with group members presenting a new ECG machine to Dr Simon Kay at the practice this week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 5690-04-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

Dave Bassett-chairman of the Patient Participation Group at the Haldon House surgery on Imeprial Road is pictured with group members presenting a new ECG machine to Dr Simon Kay at the practice this week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 5690-04-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

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A new £1,600 heart-monitoring machine has been presented to doctors at an Exmouth surgery.

The new ECG machine was presented to Dr Simon Kay of the Haldon House Surgery, Imperial Road, by the Patient Participation Group.

ECG machines recognise and record any electrical activity within the heart and save lives.

The new HeartScreen 80 GL ECG Machine was needed to replace the existing machine and was paid for following fundraising from events that included the Christmas draw and coffee morning.

David Bassett, the chairman of the patients’ participation group,said: “I would like to say a big thank you to our Patient Participation Group which has donated £1,639 to enable us to buy a much needed ECG machine for patient use.

“The group have worked very hard and given a lot of their time to help raise the funds.”

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