Cardiovascular rehabilitation service


Making a referral

We accept referrals from all health professionals. Please email your referral to us.

We do not accept referrals for people with:

  • unstable angina
  • uncontrolled hypertension (resting systolic blood pressure (SBP) >180mmHg, or resting diastolic blood pressure (BP) (DBP) >110mmHg)
  • orthostatic blood pressure drop of >20 mmHg with symptoms
  • significant aortic stenosis (aortic valve area <1.0 cm2)
  • acute systemic illness or fever
  • uncontrolled atrial or ventricular arrhythmias
  • uncontrolled sinus tachycardia (HR>120 bpm)
  • acute pericarditis or myocarditis
  • uncompensated HF
  • 3rd degree (complete) atrioventricular (AV) block without pacemaker
  • recent embolism
  • acute thrombophlebitis
  • resting ST segment displacement (>2 mm)
  • uncontrolled diabetes mellitus
  • severe orthopaedic conditions that prevent exercise
  • other metabolic conditions (such as acute thyroiditis, hypokalaemia, hyperkalaemia or hypovolaemia), unless they are being treated
  • severe grade 3 rejection (cardiac transplantation recipients)

Last updated: June 2023

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