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Affiliated to the British Heart Foundation - Charity No 1132434
We list below just a few useful cardiac support related Organisations that deal specifically with Phase IV heart rehabilitation under the categories of

LOCAL - REGIONAL - NATION-WIDE - INTERNATIONAL

If your Cardiac Support Group is involved in a Phase IV cardiac rehabilitation exercise programme and would like to be included please contact us: webmaster@throbrehab.org.uk

LOCAL
Wexham

BERKSHIRE HEALTH CARE

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Heartstart

HEARTSTART SWALLOWFIELD

The scheme, which was founded by the Swallowfield Community Responders in August 2013, provides training on Emergency Life Support (ELS) skills to the people around Reading, Wokingham and all adjoining areas.

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Wexham

CARDIAC REHABILITATION SERVICE
HEATHERWOOD AND WEXHAM PARK HOSPITALS

A new and developing initiative that aims to -

- Increase recruitment into all phases of cardiac rehabilitation
- provide choice for phases III and IV
- Empower patients
- Prevent cardiac disease through health education

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H & S

HEARTS AND SOULS

Supporting Phase III and IV in South Buckinghamshire

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Wokingham

HEART BEAT SUPPORT - WOKING

Patients graduating from Phase III are invited to join the BRAVEHEARTS Group at the Woking Liesure Centre. http://heartbeat-support-woking.org

Rushmoore

RUSHMOOR HEALTHY LIVING Farnborough

A Charity providing a range of Social activities part of which are Phase IV classes. www.rushmoorhealthyliving.org.uk/index.php

Armley

BASINGSTOKE & ALTON CARDIAC REHABILITATION CHARITY Ltd

Runs the The Staywell Scheme designed for people at relatively high risk of suffering coronary heart disease www.cardiac-rehab.co.uk

Bounceback

BOUNCEBACK FITNESS

Phase IV classes for Sussex, covering Hove,Lewes, Seaford & Haywards Heath www.bbfit.co.uk

Bounceback

TAKE HEART

Phase IV classes for Sussex, covereing Stanley Deason, Brighton - Withdean, Hove, Newhaven, Peacehaven, Portslade & Shoreham. www.takeheartgroup.org

Armley

HEART REHABILITATION Wilmington, Kent

An on-line practical guide for people recovering from a heart "event". This new site gives good on-line information and videos. The site is well worth a visit. www.heartrehabilitationexercise.com/?page_id=2

MK

MILTON KEYNES COMMUNITY CARDIAC GROUP
A local charity group established in Milton Keynes in 1989 which offers a safe environment for people with cardiac conditions to exercise in the care of qualified BACR teachers . www.mkcardiacgroup.org/index.htm

Redditch

REDDITCH HALE AND HEARTIES

To provide support for anyone who has heart problems (both for the patient and their partner or carer). Membership is free and all are welcome at our monthly meetings. Regular weekly exercise classes are provided. .
www.redditchhaleandhearties.org.uk/

West Midlands

HEART CARE (The West Midlands Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit).

Each year, Heart Care helps hundreds of people recover from the trauma of a heart attack or serious heart surgery. Rehabilitating the body and rebuilding confidence is what Heart Care is all about. Heart Care is based in Walsall, West Midlands. Patients have ready access to a doctor and medical team. Additionally an after-care facility in Streetly services the north Birmingham area.
www.heart-care.org.uk

Grampian

GCRA

(The Grampian Cardiac Rehabilitation Association Ltd)

The GCRA is a charitable organisation that helps people recover to an active and healthier life following a heart attack or cardiac surgery. GCRA keywords are: COMMITMENT, EFFORT and ENTHUSIASM.
www.gcra.org.uk

Solihull

Solihull Heart Support Group

Exercise classes for members who are either heart patients and former heart patients. These are intended to be a natural follow-on from the rehabilitation sessions run at local hospitals, and other heart patients such as angina sufferers are also welcome to attend. The classes form phase 4 in the National Cardiac Rehabilitation programme. The classes have proved so successful that six separate classes are now run on a weekly basis. Classes are only open to members of Solihull Heart Support Group and their partner/carers
www.solihullheartsupport.org.uk

NATION-WIDE
BACR

BACPR
(The British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation)

A multidisciplinary body created to represent and serve the interests of all professionals involved in the provision of cardiac rehablitation. All instructors involved in Phase IV cardiac rehabilitation exercise programmes must have undergone BACPR training and be suitably qualified. BACPR is one of the several bodies affiliated to the British Cardiac Society.
www.bacpr.com

BACR

CARDIAC ATHLETES

If your cardiac recovery has been so good that your cardiologist has agreed to let you return to your favourite sport " so long as you don't over do it ! ", then Cardiac Athletes is for you !!
www.cardiacathletes.org

zipper

BCPA
(The British Cardiac Patients Association)

The BCPA (The Zipper Club) is a national Organisation that offers support, reassurance and help to cardiac patients and their carers but has very little to do directly with Phase IV Cardiac Rehabilitation programmes.
www.BCPA.eu or contact its head office(01949 837070)

nhs

NHS Heart Improvement Programme

From April 2008 the Heart Improvement Programme has merged with the Cancer Services Collaborative 'Improvement Partnership', Diagnostics Service Improvement and Stroke Improvement to form a new national improvement programme in England, "NHS Improvement".
www.improvement.nhs.uk/

BHF

BHF
(The British Heart Foundation)

The BHF aims to play a leading role in the fight against heart disease so that it is no longer a major cause of disability and premature death. The website gives access (by postcode) to its affiliated Groups some of which promote Phase IV Cardiac Rehabilitation exercise programmes.
www.bhf.org.uk

cardiac rehab

Cardiac Rehabilitation

The official repository of the BACR/BHF national register of cardiac rehabilitation programmes.
www.cardiac-rehabilitation.net/

fha

Nutritionist - Resource

A site whose aim is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge nutrition support network, enabling those in need to find a nutritionist close to them.
http://www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk

INTERNATIONAL
AAC

AMERICAN ADDICTION CENTERS

A useful reference Site that is wide-ranging in content and has a useful section covering "Complications, Conditions and Treatment of Substance Abuse and Cardiovascular Disease"
http://americanaddictioncenters.org/substance-abuse-cardiovascular-disease

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