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Date: 28 April 2015
We offer a county wide service. There are four distinct teams based across the county who offer cardiac care and support. The teams consist of specialist cardiac nurses, physiotherapists, physiotherapy support workers and an exercise specialist.
Our teams work closely with colleagues in acute hospitals to ensure the most effective delivery of services to patients within the community.
Cardiac rehabilitation gives the individual, families and / or carers the information, support and advice needed to recover and maintain heart health.
Cardiac rehabilitation is delivered in a variety of settings; including at home, in a clinic setting and/or as a group programme, depending on an individual’s needs.
Cardiac rehabilitation gives the individual, families and / or carers the information, support and advice needed to recover and maintain hearthealth. There is a wealth of evidence to support cardiac rehabilitation with regard to improving outcomes for many people with heart disease enabling them to remain active longer and to manage their own condition more effectively.Cardiac rehabilitation is delivered in a variety of settings, including within the home, a clinic setting and/or as a group programme, depending on an individual’s needs.
Individuals with heart failure are prone to periods of instability and frequent hospital admissions. The Cardiac specialist nurses support individuals in order to help prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and to improve quality of life.
The nurse’s work closely with general practitioners and consultant cardiologists to ensure an individuals medications are optimised in order to improve symptoms and prognosis.
The nurses also support end of life care when required.
The service is available Mon – Fri 09.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs (excluding Bank Holidays).