Heart Failure Clinic

The heart failure clinic, located in the Bergen Building at St. Boniface Hospital, in Winnipeg, MB, is a multi-disciplinary team of health care practitioners including specialty trained cardiologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, research coordinators and support staff. Collectively they provide a shared-care model to support the care of patients living with heart failure, while collaborating with allied health professionals, primary care providers and other health specialists. A referral from your primary care provider or another medical specialist is required prior to being seen in the heart failure clinic.

Mandates

  • Provide adult clinical care and education regarding all aspects of acute and chronic heart failure
  • Develop regional and province-wide clinical standards and guidelines
  • Support heart failure staff and patients through education and teaching

Goals

  • Deliver high quality heart failure-care services to patients in Manitoba as well as parts of Nunavut and Western Ontario
  • Improve early diagnosis and treatment of Heart Failure

Contact Information

Address: 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R2H 2A6
Phone: (204) 235-3995
Fax: (204) 231-3006

Staff

Dr. S. Zieroth | Dr. A. Malik | Dr. A. Schaffer

CRITERIA FOR HEART FAILURE CLINIC REFERRAL


Must have documented ejection fraction or radiographically proven heart failure (HF) and one of the following:

  1. Persistent NYHA 3-4 symptoms; or
  2. NYHA 2 + at least 2 hospital admissions or emergency room (ER) visits in past year for decompensated HF; or
  3. NYHA 2 + 1 hospital admission or ER visit for decompensated HF and with a significant comorbidity (eg. Chronic Kidney Disease, arrhythmia, COPD, etc.)
  4. Special request by Internal Medicine or Cardiologist for advanced HF or complex cases.
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