Cardiac Rehabilitation Service

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Service provides the following:

A multi-disciplinary service that provides individualized holistic assessment of physical, psychological and social needs of patients and their families who have suffered a myocardial infarction (heart attack) or undergone cardiac surgery (stent implantation, bypass, valve surgery)

Education advice and support on lifestyle and risk factor modification e.g. physical activity, diet, alcohol and smoking cessation

Effective evidence based medication management in line with national and local guidance.

Supports return to work

Provides a home visit within five working days post discharge from hospital. This is provided by the Specialist Nurse for patients with a diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction (heart attack)

Provides a follow-up in clinic by Doctor & Specialist Nurse for patients with a diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction (heart attack)

Offers referral to the Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Programme in the closest locality

1:1 Psychological support is provided post MI/cardiac Surgery

unctional/Daily activity needs are addressed

Provides a stress management programme

  • Who can access the service?

    Any patients that meet the following criteria and are willing to enrol into the Cardiac Rehabilitation Service Programme.

    All patients diagnosed with myocardial infarction will be reviewed by the cardiac rehabilitation specialist nurse before being referred into the cardiac rehabilitation exercise programme that is run by cardiac rehabilitation specialist physiotherapists.Patients who have experienced cardiac surgery such as bypass, stent implantation, valve surgery will be referred directly to the cardiac rehabilitation exercise programme for assessment and/or advice.

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Service exercise classes are offered at:

    Boston House
    Frog Lane
    Wigan
    WN6 7LB

    Platt Bridge Health Centre
    Rivington Avenue
    Platt Bridge
    WN2 5NG

    Leigh Health Centre
    The Avenue
    Leigh
    WN7 1HR

  • Where is the service offered?

    Boston House
    Wigan Health Centre
    Entrance A
    1st Floor
    Frog Lane
    Wigan
    WN6 7LB

  • Contact details and Opening times

    Wigan Area - 01942 482259 
    Leigh Area - 01942 264307 
    Ashton Area - 01942 483025

    Opening hours
    Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm (excluding bank holidays)

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Service Heart Pack

    The following information is for patients in Wigan and Leigh who have had a heart attack.
    It provides comprehensive information and advice about heart attacks, the causes, treatment and recovery.
    It has contact details for your cardiac rehabilitation nurse if you have not already heard from them.

    Download the Cardiac Rehabilitation Service Heart Pack

 

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