British Heart Foundation

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Cardiac Rehabilitation (Ashton, Leigh & Wigan Division), Old Switch Room, Leigh Infirmary, The Avenue,
Leigh Lancashire WN7 1HS

About the Programme

Phase I:
In-patient visit from a Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist Nurse.
written and verbal information provided on heart attack, angioplasty and treatments including medication.
Individualised planning to manage modifiable risk factors
Referral to stop smoking specialst, alcohol specialist nurse , dietician and diabetic specialist nurse if required

Phase II:
Home visits / nurse-led clinic offered within 5 working days of receiving referral
Risk factor modification
Medication review, management and adjustments as required
Cholesterol and blood pressure control on an individual patient need.
monotor and evaluate progress
Phase III: Assessment and advise on activity and exercise incuding a 6 week rehabilitation exercise programme at Leigh Health Centre, Platt Bridge Health Centre or Wigan Health Centre as well as medicine management and Basic Life Support session.
Stress management and relaxation sessions offered on a group or individual basis dependant on patient need and referral to Clinical Psychology where appropriate.

Phase IV: Referral to to Active living Team for exercise maintenance.


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What to expect
when you come

Paitents assessed on individual need and full explanation of services provided.

How long does it take

On an individual basis.

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