Heart Function Clinic


The Heart Function clinic provides care to adults with a new diagnosis of heart failure and/or recurrent symptomatic heart failure.  


The Heart Function Clinic is located within Ambulatory Care,  Level 1 of the North tower, 1N 600.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Patients are seen by referral.

Physician or Nurse Practitioner 

Referrals must be completed by a physician. To refer a patient for the Heart Function Clinic, complete the Ambulatory Care Referral Form.


Once referred, the scheduling office will call you to book an appointment. 


  • General education about heart failure.

  • Self-monitoring strategies to reduce the risk of symptoms reoccurring.

  • Medication adjustments
  • Investigations
  • Assessment by a nurse practitioner and a cardiologist.
  • Assessment by a pharmacist, social worker or dietician, when requested.  


In-person appointment

  • Ensure you have your Ontario Health Card or proof of medical coverage.
  • Arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment.
  • Check-in at the registration desk. 
  • Bring a list of your current medications.

Virtual appointment

  • Follow the instructions provided in your virtual visit confirmation. 
  • Have a list of your current medications readily available.

What to Expect

In-person appointment

  • Your visit may take up to an hour or more.
  • Blood and other laboratory work may be required depending on the assessment.  
  • Diagnostic Imaging may be required depending on the assessment.

Virtual appointment

  • Taking part in a virtual visit
  • Your visit may take up to an hour or more.
  • Prescriptions will be faxed to your local pharmacy after your appointment.


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Heart Function Clinic
P: 905-336-4110
F: 905-681-4808

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Joseph Brant Hospital
1230 North Shore Blvd.
Burlington, ON L7S 1W7


P: 905-632-3737