Three electrodes are attached to your chest and connected to a small portable ECG recorder. You should go about your usual daily activities (apart from showering and bathing) and keep a simple diary reporting any relevant symptoms and the time they occur. If you exercise daily then you should also continue with this during the 24 hour test.
24 Hour ECG – £270.00
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If you are making your own payment, we accept all major credit cards. Your health insurance may cover the costs.
Book a 24 hour ECG investigation now
You will usually need to be referred for 24 hour ECG monitoring by a health professional, such as a Consultant or GP. You can also book and pay for your own private 24 hour ECG monitoring investigation – one of our doctors on site can make the necessary initial assessment. All we need is details of a health professional to send your result.
Frequently Asked Questions
These are some of the questions our patients ask before a 24 hour ECG monitoring investigation. If you have any other queries, please do not hesitate to contact us 03333 585 111.
Avoid using body lotion or oil on the day of the test.
Occasionally it may be necessary to shave a gentleman’s chest in order to apply the electrodes. You can either do this yourself, or we will do it on the day.
You will not be able to bath or shower for 24 hours during the investigation. You can resume showering when the test is complete and you have removed the electrodes and monitor.
Fitting normally takes approximately 20 minutes and the test lasts 24 hours. You will also need to arrange to return the monitor after the test.
Your doctor may request to have this test for 48 hours or longer.