New chest pain test for rural hospitals and general practices

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Congratulations to Rory and the team with their successful pilot study, supported by the Heart Foundation, evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an accelerated chest pain pathway, including a troponin test performed in rural settings.  Read more:

A message from Rory:

A sincere and huge thank you to all sites that contributed to this project and made it a success. The primary findings have been published here as an open access article: and covered here in LOFP:

The project is discussed here on the podcast:

We have subsequently been awarded a research grant to implement a high sensitivity point-of-care troponin in 30 rural health facilities across Aotearoa. If you are currently using a point-of-care troponin and are interested in being part of this project then please reach out to:

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