ECG Testing

Immediate Access To ECG Testing


ECG Testing

We are a leading provider of ECG Testing services across the UK. These clinics offer ECG Testing with reports returned from a qualified Cardiac Physiologist in 3 working days.  

In addition we also can offer a Home ECG monitor that can be sent out to you wherever you are in the UK, and which still includes the full professional medical report.

 An ECG (electrocardiogram) is one of the most common heart tests which monitors your heart rate, rhythm and electrical activity. The test discovers any issues with the heart’s electrical impulses.

Please note that ECG Testing is offered to patients aged 18 and above.

Refer Yourself for ECG Testing





Only £75

Based on the type of test required.



Locations UK Wide

Electrocardiogram scans are available at Golders Green, Stratford, Enfield, Leeds, LiverpoolManchester and
Steyning (West Sussex).



Fast Access Appointments

Quick access with affordable & accessible appointments.

What is ECG Testing?

An ECG (electrocardiogram) heart scan is a basic investigation to help diagnose if there are any potential problems with your heart function. The test is for anyone who experiences:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath as you exert yourself 
  • Significantly high blood pressure
  • Heart palpitations
  • A suspected heart valve problem 

ECG testing is completely safe and pain-free. It involves attaching a number of sticky electrodes or small sensors to the arms, legs and chest area.

Book an ECG Appointment

Price only £75

Vista Health offer 12 lead (Electrocardiogram) testing. 

The diagnosis is always included in the price and your report will be completed by a qualified Cardiac Physiologist, and returned to your referrer or GP within 3 working days.

Your price will always be clearly explained before you book. At Vista Health, we make it our mission to guide you through every stage of your ECG journey.

12 lead ECGs

  • A 12 lead ECG may take between 10-15 minutes to carry out and involves taking information from 12 different areas of the heart, providing the doctor with a 360-degree view of your heart function.
  • The graph which is generated by your pulse is then analyzed by an expert to confirm that everything is as it should be and/or report any abnormalities seen.
How is it carried out?
  • 10 electrodes are positioned on the body
  • 6 electrodes on the chest
  • 1 electrode on each of your limbs
  • The electricity generated by your pulse is recorded
  • An expert analyses the graph produced by your pulse 

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12 lead ECG £75

Your report will be completed by a qualified Cardiac Physiologist, and returned to your referrer or GP within 3 working days.

Vista Health clinic locations

Convenient locations in London and across the UK

Vista Health is a leading UK healthcare specialist provider specialising in diagnostic services for the private healthcare market. Helping clinicians and patients to start the health journey sooner.

Why would you need ECG Testing?

ECG Testing may be recommended to simply check the heart’s electrical activity. It may also be used to diagnose some of the below: 



To identify the cause of chest pain or pressure produced by a heart attack, angina or pericarditis (inflammation of the tissue surrounding the heart). 

Coronary heart disease

To detect heart disease if a patient shows symptoms such as dizziness, fainting, shortness of breath and heart palpitations.


When the walls of the heart are swollen or thickened. 

Heart health

To monitor heart health when a patient has other conditions or illnesses, such as diabetes, smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or a family history of heart disease.

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Frequently asked questions

What can an ECG show?

An ECG shows your heart rhythm and electrical activity as a graph on an ECG machine.

How long will an ECG test take?

Depending on the type of ECG test required, an ECG test will take between 10-15 minutes, Ambulatory ECGs will take 10 – 15 mins to fit and the monitor will need to be returned to the clinic at the end of the test.

What happens during the ECG test?

12 Lead testing

This test takes around 15 mins and is done while you are at the clinic. ECG pads are attached to your chest, arms and legs and the recording taken. The pads are removed before you leave the clinic. A report is then sent to your GP or referrer. To perform an ECG, we will need access to your arms, legs and bare chest so please bear this in mind when preparing for the test.

When will I receive my results?

Your results will be analysed by a qualified ECG analyser and will be sent to your nominated GP in 3 working days. The results include a written report and graphics of your heart rate over a certain period.

How can I book an ECG appointment?

Send your referral letter to our patient care team using the email or complete a self-referral form here.

We understand that you may wish to discuss this with a family member or a friend before booking an appointment, so we have put together a printable ECG summary sheet for your convenience.

Download ECG Summary (PDF)

If you do not have Adobe PDF reader installed then you can download it here.

Interested in ECG Testing?

Please contact us via the form below, or alternatively complete a
self-referral form here




Contact details

Tel: 0333 331 5779
Fax: 0333 200 2065

For directions to our Vista Health locations, please visit the locations page.


Patient care address

Vista Health
Patient Referral Centre
Sandbrook House
Sandbrook Park
OL11 1RY


Appointment bookings

Tel: 0333 331 5779
Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm
Saturday, Sunday: 8am to 1pm



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