holds ECG screening clinics for those aged 14 to 35 at a number of
around the UK including Belfast, Cardiff, Colchester and London (click here for
clinic addresses). The CRY mobile screening unit
facilitates various screening events at other locations
in the UK - often organised by CRY supporters.
What is an ECG test?
Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test which looks at the electrical conduction
pathways around the heart. Small stickers known as electrodes are placed on
the client's chest and the wires from the electrodes connected to an ECG machine whilst you lie
printout of the heart's electrical activity is obtained for evaluation by the
cardiologist. This test is painless, non-invasive and takes just a
few minutes to perform (click here for more
- online booking for CRY screening events will close at midday (12pm)
the day before the screening event. For weekend screening
events (Saturday or Sunday) online booking will close at midday
on the preceding Friday.
To book a place at any of our clinics,
please click on the date of your choice from the list (left).
This will take you into our online booking system.
If you have any problems booking online,
please contact one of our CRY Screening Administrators by calling
01737 363 222 or sending an e-mail to
If you are unable to attend any of the dates listed or there is no space
click here to register your interest in screening. You will
then be contacted when future clinic dates in your area are confirmed.
1995 / ICAP screening clinics
is running regular cardiac testing clinics
that are available free of charge to any person in
the south east who was born in 1995.
The venue for these clinics is the CRY Centre for Inherited
Cardiovascular Conditions and Sports Cardiology, at St. George's
Hospital in Tooting, London. For more information or to book at
place at one of these clinics, please click here.
A screening information leaflet is available to download for free -
click the thumbnail
image on the right to download a PDF of this document. You may also
request free hardcopies of this leaflet by contacting the CRY office.
This leaflet is a step-by-step guide to CRY's screening procedure and is
intended to help you make an informed choice about whether to have your
clinics use medically qualified personnel to screen people between the ages
of 14 and 35 (inclusive).
For information about why we do not screen under
For information about why we do not screen over
Everyone who is screened by CRY also helps to
further CRY's research efforts -
increasing our understanding of the conditions and ultimately helping to
reduce the number of young sudden cardiac deaths.