Heart failure

Our community heart failure service provides long-term medical management and support for patients suffering from chronic heart failure, including:

  • identification of newly diagnosed heart failure patients
  • early follow-up for post-discharge patients admitted for both short and long-term stays with a confirmed diagnosis of heart failure
  • support and maintenance of clinical management plans via clinics and home visits
  • titration of medication after clinical assessment at clinic or home visits
  • telephone assessment and crisis intervention via a helpline within working hours
  • coordination and planning of the pathway involving all professionals caring for the patient

Patient information

Contact our service in Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock

Mayflower Community Hospital
Blunts Wall Road
CM12 9SA

Tel:  0300 300 1582       
Fax: 01268 246932

Opening times: 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday


Referrals will be accepted by faxing or posting the referral form to the details above, via SystmOne, or telephone call to the number above. Patients can also self-refer.