"Cardiac Rehab (Risk management))"

About: St Peter's Hospital (Chertsey)

I was referred to the cardiac risk management service following aortic valve replacement surgery. I am 48 years old and so was a bit uncertain about what benefit I might get as the class would likely be filled with more 'typical' heart patients (ie mostly quite a bit older and less fit then me). However the classes are well-run and personalised to each patient's baseline of fitness, flexibility etc and that meant I was able to exercise in a group with the social benefits that brings but on my own tailored programme which meant I got what I needed for my ongoing recovery. The specialist nurses and physios work really well together as a team, are always positive, helpful and attentive and they create a very supportive and positive atmosphere for the sessions. Thanks!

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Response from St Peter's Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments here. We're pleased to hear that you found the exercise classes of use and tailored to your needs. We're also pleased to hear that you had a positive experience from our staff and the care they provided. Thank you for your comments, we'll make sure they are shared with our staff.

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