The Ardens ECG & Screening Template allows practices to record information around screening for AF and Hypertension, the recording of any ECGs performed and gives clear guidance on the requirements on the CVD indicators for the Network Contract DES 2021/22.


Access the templates in the patient record using one of the following ways:

  • Click on the Run Template option within the consultation. 
  • Click on the Add > Data using Template option outside of a consultation. 


Clicking on either of the options above will display the Template Picker screen. Search for the ECG + Screening template using the search field provided.  



Select the template and click on OK to launch.


The template has been broken down by pages on the left hand side to easily navigate around the template.

The Atrial Fibrillation Screening page and the Hypertension Screening page allows you to record the necessary screening information. 



Information relating to contract requirements, such as Network Contract DES, is highlighted in red.



The Network DES CVD01 page offers practices guidance on the requirements of the CVD Investment Impact Fund (IIF) requirements, this forms part of the Network Contract DES 2021/22.



The ECG page allows you to record completion of an ECG, and document any follow-up/results of this.



The Resources page includes a useful link to resources for both patient and professional information. 



Complete the template using the required fields and ensure you save the information using the Save Template option. 


For further information on monitoring the requirements of the CVD IIF indicators using the Ardens Searches, please see the following support article


If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens support on: support-emis@ardens.org.uk