Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiovascular disease encompasses all disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the largest cause of cardiovascular disease mortality. Death rates from CHD are much higher in Eastern and Central European countries however the UK still has the highest death rate among the more developed countries. CHD is the most common […]

Physical Activity Referral Schemes

According to the Department of Health the majority of people in the UK are sedentary and would benefit from becoming more physically active and the estimated annual cost due to inactivity and obesity is over £10 billion. GPs can play a very important role in identifying large amounts of the population who are sedentary and […]