"Cardio Rehab - Physio and lectures"

About: Ashford Hospital

Extremely informative. I cannot speak highly enough of the staff. In the physio cardio rehab classes there was a great ratio of staff/patient care and I was carefully monitored which made me feel very safe to start "moving about" after my heart attack with exercises graded to my ability. I was made more aware of listening to my body and I thoroughly enjoyed the excersises and continue to do them at home with confidence. Staff are very hardworking, knowledgeable, friendly and caring with a sense of humour. However I got the feeling that their facilities could be improved and that they were "making do" at times - not their fault! The lectures at St. Peter's are also extremely informative with plenty of opportunity to ask the questions I didn't think to ask when in hospital. Again, hard working and friendly staff. I consider this to be a very worthwhile and effective service.

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Response from Ashford Hospital

Dear Janice Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences of our cardiac rehabilitation programme here. We are really pleased to hear that you found our staff so caring and knowledgeable and that it has helped you gain confidence after your heart attack. We hope you are continuing to make a good recovery and have shared your kind words with the cardiac team. Many thanks.

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