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Cardiac Rehabilitation – Gold Programme

All our programmes have been put together using aspects of the British Assocation of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) guidelines and the experience of our team.


    Initial Assessment (IA) with cardiac nurse specialist


    • Baseline observations – Blood pressure (BP), Height and weight (BMI), Electrocardiogram (ECG), Total Cholesterol Test, Blood Sugar, Temperature, Oxygen Saturations
    • Understanding diagnosis and treatment
    • HADS score (depression indicator)
    • Medication review
    • Identifying risk factors
    • Exercise assessment
    • Exercise tolerance: Shuttle walk test / step test / 6 minute walk test
    • Goal setting
    • Introduction to bespoke home exercise and lifestyle programme
    • 30 minute one-to-one exercise session


    Period for positive change


    • 14 x 60 minute one-to-one medically supervised exercise sessions (including relaxation)
    • Ongoing review of home programme
    • Brief discussion of subject of interest eg. benefits of exercise, food and labels, cholesterol, stress and relaxation ect.


    Telephone or email access to clinicians for help and support during your period of change


    Discharge assessment


    • Repeat baseline observations
    • Exercise tolerance test
    • 30 minute one-to-one exercise session
    • Review goals set
    • Maintenance: plan for the future


    According to patient’s needs Heartsure has access to a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians.

    • Physiotherapist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Stress and relaxation therapist
    • Pharmicist
    • Dietitian/Nutritionalist


Comprehensive written report for Patient, General Practitioner (GP), Cardiologist and/or Surgeon.