This site contains the South Australian Clinical Prioritisation Criteria (CPC) for most frequently referred Cardiology conditions.
Please note this is not an exhaustive list of all conditions for outpatient services and does not exclude consideration for referral unless specifically stipulated in the cardiology exclusions section.
- Angina/Myocardial Ischaemia/Chest Pain
- Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter (AF)
- Heart Failure (HF)
- Syncope and Pre-Syncope
Out of scope
Not all medical conditions are covered by the CPC, as certain conditions may be considered out of scope or managed by other specialist services:
Exclusions for public specialist outpatient services
Not all cardiology conditions are appropriate for referral into the South Australian public health system. The following are not routinely provided in a public specialist outpatient service:
- asymptomatic ischaemic heart disease more than 12 months since an acute cardiac event
- asymptomatic well controlled chronic AF
- asymptomatic or symptomatic isolated ectopic beats
See the individual condition pages for more specific emergency information.
We welcome requests for further information or feedback on the CPC and website, please refer to the relevant form below.
Please email the completed form to Health.CPC@sa.gov.au.
The Cardiology CPC is due for review in May 2024.