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ECG

Do I need a doctor's referral?

Yes.

How can I book an appointment for ECG?
  • No prior appointment is needed.
  • ​After you obtain a doctor's referral, just:
    • Visit any N​HG Diagnostics Centre that provides ECG service
    • Go to the counter for registration with:
      • your doctor’s referral form
      • your identity card / work pass / passport
What must I prepare before an ECG test?
Day before the test
  • Avoid strenuous activities
Day of the test
  • Avoid strenuous activities
  • Wear light clothing
  • Do not apply powder, oil orlotionon your body as it may affect the ECG reading
What must I bring for the ECG test?
  • Your identity card, work pass or passport
  • Your doctor's referral form that contains:
    • Your personal particulars
    • Name, MCR and signature of referring doctor
    • Clinic name, address, contact number and stamp
    • Test(s) to be performed
What is the procedure like?
  • You will lie on a couch. If you are in a wheelchair, the test will be done in a sitting position.
  • Our staff will place self-adhesive lead stickers on your chest, legs and arms to measure the electrical readings. [Note: If you have dextrocardia (a right-sided heart), please inform our staff.]
  • During the test, just relax and breathe normally.
  • When completed, our staff will remove the lead stickers.
  • The process takes 5 to 10 minutes
How do I make payment?

Credit cards (Masters/VISA) and NETS are preferred.

How do I collect my report?

You can collect it immediately after your ECG procedure.