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Congratulations from our Chair

2020-10-21T15:21:56+00:00

Congratulations from our Chair Dear Members, I just want to congratulate everyone associated with completing the Everest challenge. Clearly there are a lot of  others, especially our members, who I am unable to include in this e mail but who helped us also and I am hoping you can help me pass on [...]

Congratulations from our Chair2020-10-21T15:21:56+00:00

Kenneth Haynes joins the virtual “Walk to Everest”

2020-10-21T11:17:06+00:00

Kenneth Haynes joins the virtual “Walk to Everest” During the Covid 19 lockdown period which started in March of this year, all of the charity Cardiac Rehabilitation tutors kept in touch with their individual class members, making sure they were well and keeping up their fitness. I regularly phoned Ken for a chat to [...]

Kenneth Haynes joins the virtual “Walk to Everest”2020-10-21T11:17:06+00:00

COVID 19 has meant a new beginning for early Cardiac Rehabilitation

2020-10-21T10:07:39+00:00

COVID 19 has meant a new beginning for early Cardiac Rehabilitation Hassan Al-Kaabi Senior Fitness Instructor Oct 2020 I work in Cardiac Rehabilitation in Pontypool, South Wales. Prior to Covid 19 following a cardiac event, patients attended cardiac rehabilitation for eight weeks. This consisted of an exercise and education programme, facilitated by a multi-disciplinary [...]

COVID 19 has meant a new beginning for early Cardiac Rehabilitation2020-10-21T10:07:39+00:00

Newsletter August 2020

2020-10-21T10:54:53+00:00

Newsletter August 2020 Dear Member What we’ve been up to My last newsletter written at the outset of the Covid 19 lockdown informed the readers of the steps the charity would be taking to maintain contact with its members. Since then the Community Tutors have committed to regularly contacting class [...]

Newsletter August 20202020-10-21T10:54:53+00:00

Patient Story: “Getting Back to Normal…”

2020-10-21T15:20:50+00:00

David O’Brien reflects on his experience with Cardiac Rehabilitation and getting “back to normal” “Born in 1947 in Pontypridd, school and university in Cardiff and having spent all my working career in England, my personal cardiac story begins with our move to Cornwall in 2005 and my registration with a [...]

Patient Story: “Getting Back to Normal…”2020-10-21T15:20:50+00:00

Top 5 tips to become more active!

2020-10-21T15:20:21+00:00

We understand you’ve a busy person with little to no time to spare for exercise but are worried about the effects to your body from being inactive? A lack of exercise is a huge problem for Britain with nearly half the population identifying themselves as being ‘inactive’. With benefits including [...]

Top 5 tips to become more active!2020-10-21T15:20:21+00:00

Is inactivity ruining our lives?

2020-10-21T15:20:02+00:00

New research suggests that physical inactivity is one of the leading causes of death in the UK. Our lives are so busy. There’s work, home life, housework, errands, children and god-willing a social life. So when you have some much needed free-time to exercise, it might be the last thing [...]

Is inactivity ruining our lives?2020-10-21T15:20:02+00:00