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Heart Function Clinic

Heart failure is a chronic illness, which causes a back-up of fluid in the body.

People with heart failure may have shortness of breath, weight gain, ankle swelling, fatigue, low energy and abdominal bloating.

Heart Function Clinic Appointment

The clinic operates from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. On your first visit, please plan to be at the Heart Function Clinic for 2 hours.

Follow-up appointments are half hour long. Education is provided and if your Cardiologist requests, your condition is monitored and medications changes are made.

Please bring all your medications in their original bottles to your appointment.

Heart Function Clinic

Purpose

  • To improve the quality of life
  • To decrease admissions to the hospital
  • If you need to be admitted to hospital, your length of stay may be shortened

Who will be involved in your care?

  • You, your family and friends
  • Nurses
  • Cardiologists
  • Secretary
  • Medical and nursing students may occasionally be involved

What the clinic has to offer

We will:

  • Help you to make healthier lifestyle choices to improve the quality of your life
  • Monitor the symptoms of your illness
  • Help you learn how to carefully monitor your symptoms
  • Provide you with information about who to call for help, when you should call for help and the best way to get this help

Under the supervision of a Cardiologist, we will:

  • Make adjustments to your medications depending on your symptoms and changes in your condition
  • Recommend tests to monitor and evaluate your condition
  • Refer to other resources to help guide your care

Important

It is important to take your medications at all times.

If you have any questions, concerns, or problems call 1-506-870-2108.

If you have any problems after the clinic has closed, please contact your family physician or go to the nearest Emergency Department.

The Heart Function Clinic
Horizon Health Network
The Moncton Hospital
Clinic D, Ambulatory Care
135 MacBeath Ave
Moncton, New Brunswick
Tel.: 1-506-860-2108 Clinic D
Tel.: 1-506-857-5272

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