A pacemaker check is performed on patients with implanted cardiac devices to check the function, settings or any abnormal heart rhythms that may have been recorded. It involves the use of a computer that communicates with the device wirelessly.
What to expect?
A pacemaker check is a non-invasive and painless test that requires no preparation.
A referral from a medical provider is required – This must also state the brand of the device.
To access this service, you must have a referral from a medical provider that also states the brand of the device - Appointment necessary.
To make a booking call booking enquiries on 5320 4201 or fax referral to 5320 4713. Referrals can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The patient name, date of birth, phone number and address must be included on the referral. If using fax or email, you will be contacted via mail with the appointment details.
This is a Medicare rebateable service, which is bulk billed and no additional fees are charged.
Ballarat Base Hospital
1 Drummond Street North
Ballarat VIC 3350
Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 5 pm
(03) 5320 4713
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