Fears raised over cardiac rehab

Source:  BBC News 24 August 2009

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Date of publication:  24 August 2009

Publication type:  News item

In a nutshell:  The 2009 National Audit of  Cardiac Rehabilitation services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland found that, of 135,000 eleigible patients, only 38% received the proper rehabilitation care. Women were particularly underrepresented. In addition, no single cardiac rehabilitation programme met the minimum staffing requirements.

Length of publication:  1 web page

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  British Heart Foundation 24 August 2009; National Heart Forum Weekly e-News Briefing 26 August 2009

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