[Skip to content]

Search
Search our Site
Close
HRCH logo

Cardiac rehabilitation (Richmond)

The Cardiac Rehabilitation service provides physiotherapeutic assessments of cardiac function and exercise ability.

The aim of the service is to:

  • Assess cardiac function and exercise ability
     

  • Educate patients in how to manage their condition and exercise safely
     

  • Provide an optimum exercise programme appropriate to individual need.


Assessments and rehabilitation classes  

Phase 2 assessments are carried out with individual patients; and Phase 3 cardiac rehabilitation is delivered in groups.

Cardiac rehab classes are delivered at Teddington Memorial Hospital twice a week and is is designed for patients living with coronary heart disease.  

The eight-week programme includes supervised exercise and relaxation sessions to help patients recover quickly by introducing a healthier lifestyle tailored to patients' needs and by making appropriate lifestyle changes. Find out more here.   

Contact:

  • Telephone: 020 8714 4195

 

Opening hours:

  • Wednesdays: 9am -12.30pm

  • Fridays:  9am - 12.30pm

Referrals should be made through the Single Point of Access service. 
     

Referral requirements:

This service is for patients:

  • who are aged 18 and over
  • who are registered with a GP in NHS Richmond CCG


Patients will be accepted who have had the following recent events: 

  • Myocardial Infarction 
  • Re vascularisation i.e. Angioplasty and/or stent 
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts 
  • Heart Valve replacements 


Referrals for Cardiac Rehabilitation are screened within a week, an initial assessment given prior to inclusion into the cardiac rehabilitation classes.

  • Rebecca Hall – Cardiac Rehabilitation Physiotherapist