Overview

Cardiovascular rehabilitation

We provide a service for patients who have recently had a cardiovascular event. This service is for Southwark or Lambeth residents.

We see patients on the ward following a heart attack. We provide recovery advice and guidance.

We contact local patients once home to monitor recovery, and to continue offering advice and support.

Following a multidisciplinary team assessment, and when appropriate, patients may begin an 8 week recovery programme. This may be face-to-face, remote, or virtual.

The aim of this programme is to help you manage your condition and increase your physical activity. It includes information and discussion sessions, as well as relaxation and exercises classes. It's an opportunity to get support and learn how to look after your health in the future.

You'll be supported by:

  • nurses
  • doctors
  • physiotherapists
  • occupational therapists

We'll refer you to other services in our hospital if you need it, such as talking therapies, smoking cessation, dieticians etc.

Health information

Visit the British Heart Foundation for more information about heart disease.

Our consultants

Andrew D'Silva, consultant cardiologist

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.

You can also email [email protected] for more information.

Contact Us

Phone: 020 7188 0946

This number is for advice and not for emergencies.

We answer the phone Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. If we don't answer, please leave a voicemail message.  

Email: [email protected]

Please email us if you have any questions about our service. We check emails Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Addresses 

Admin address: 1st floor, Becket House, 1 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EU

Clinic address: 3rd floor, Lambeth Wing, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

We're open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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