STRUCTURE: Patients in West Norfolk are to benefit from a new 24 hour electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring service.

NHS Norfolk and Waveney, West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group, and service provider West Norfolk Health - which has been set up by a group of independent local GP practices to provide primary care services - have developed the new service which is currently available at a practice in Downham Market with an additional three services expected to offer it over the next few months.

Patients showing mild to moderate symptoms (such as palpitations or breathlessness) will be monitored for a 24 hour period.