British Heart Foundation

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (Pembury)

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (Pembury)


Level 1, Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Tonbridge Road,
Pembury Kent TN2 4QJ

About the Programme

The cardiac rehabilitation service at The Tunbridge Wells Hospital is a comprehensive programme of education and exercise sessions led by healthcare professionals. We accept referrals following acute admissions post cardiac event to help patients improve their physical, emotional and social recovery.

After referral the cardiac rehabilitation team will contact you within four to seven working days. You may be offered a telephone consultation, home visit or appointment at the hospital to assess your recovery and progress.


T: 01892 635062

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T: 01892 635062

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What to expect
when you come

Patients are invited either to our 6-week exercise and education programme in one of our community venues or a home programme depending on individual needs.

The sessions includes both men and women with different abilities recovering from a heart event.

The exercise component comprises of a warm up, followed by cardiovascular exercise in the form of a floor based circuit, and cool down period which lasts approx. 45mins.

A qualified fitness instructor supervises the exercise sessions. The instructor has undertaken further training with cardiac patients through the British Association of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR.
There are two cardiac rehabilitation nurses present at all times for support and advise.

How long does it take

We offer a 6-week programme comprising exercise sessions once a week for aprox 1h per session.

In addition multidisciplinary team health education sessions are provided to give you and your family the information, support and advice you need to get back to everyday life as efficiently and successfully as possible. Topics included are healthy eating, cardiac medications, stress management and relaxation therapies. The multidisciplinary team consists of a pharmacist, dietitian, psychologist, occupational therapist and the cardiac rehabilitation nurses.

These sessions are held at The Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury on specific Thursday mornings every six weeks.

Please ask the cardiac rehabiltation team for dates.

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