Board & observers

Dr Chris Arden

GPSI Cardiology/GP, Park Surgery, Southampton

  • Chris Arden is a GP near Winchester and also works in a community cardiac clinic in Southampton as a GPSI in cardiology, assessing patients with suspected heart failure, atrial fibrillation, palpitations, ischaemic heart disease and murmurs.
  • He has BSE accreditation in echocardiography.
  • The service provides facilities for echocardiography, ambulatory ECG, BP and event recorder monitoring; receiving consultant mentorship support from secondary care.
  • The community cardiac clinic works in partnership with specialist heart failure and cardiac rehabilitation nursing colleagues.
  • Chris Arden is Cardiovascular Lead for West Hampshire CCG.
  • He is a member of the CardioVascular GP group, British Society of Echocardiography and British Heart Valve Society. He is on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Cardiology and Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal.


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