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Cardiac Rehabilitation Service

Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Service includes nursing and a physiotherapists with specialist knowledge of coronary heart disease and cardiac rehabilitation. 

After being referred to the service by the hospital we carry out an initial patient assessment to determine risk factors, patient needs and limitations followed by a tailored rehabilitation programme including:

  • Education and health behaviour change
  • Lifestyle risk factor management
  • Physical activity and exercise
  • Diet
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Psycho-social health
  • Medical risk factor management
  • Cardio-protective therapies
  • Long-term management
Referral Criteria - Hull
  • Patients ages 18 years or older registered with a Hull GP
  • Recent cardiac event such as coronary bypass surgery, valve replacement, valve repair, heart attack, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, exertional angina, heart transplant, mild heart failure, defibrillator devices and/or cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices
Referral Criteria - East Riding
  • Patients aged 18 years or older registered with an East Riding GP
  • Recent cardiac event such as coronary byass surgery, aortic or mitral valve replacement(s), aortic or mitral valve repair, a heart attack and/or heart failure.
Exclusion Criteria
  • Unstable angina
  • Unstable arrhythmias
  • Other complex medical needs
  • Patients under the age of 16