Heartbeat have two Cardiac Physiologists who are responsible and present for all medical testing carried out at Heartbeat.

Debbie Crossley has been with Heartbeat since 1990, and recently Jo Duff joined our team as a Cardiac Physiologist in 2017 to help with medical testing including treadmill tests, lung function tests, 24 hour ECG & BP monitoring.

Prior to joining our programmes, our service users undergo a thorough medical assessment which includes an Exercise Treadmill Test.

Our Physiologists also carry out a series of other diagnostic tests that are offered by Heartbeat, that include:

  • Resting ECG’s
  • 24 hour – 7 day ECG monitoring
  • 24 hour Blood Pressure monitoring
  • Event monitoring
  • Spirometry Testing
  • Exercise Treadmill testing (with or without gas analysis)
  • ECG Screening