Nursing Times Finalist
Business man working at a desk
Online cardiac rehabilitation self management programme
Elderly lady working on a computer
“I thought I understood about my condition, but I have 
 learned a lot more for which I am very grateful”
Mrs G. Aged 64
A group of happy people
“Activate Your Heart has increased the number of 
 our patients accessing cardiac rehabilitation in Leicester”
Chris Brough, Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist Nurse
Young lady showing an older lady how to use a smart phone
“Use the programme whilst on the move, 
 via your phone or tablet device”
A grandparent
“A cardiac rehabilitation 
 programme that’s convenient for you”
Medical professionals
“Your progress is monitored by 
 a cardiac rehabilitation specialist”
Grandparents and grandchild
“Activate Your Heart has been shown to positively influence
 patient's physical, psychosocial and behavioural changes”
Sally Boyce, Modern Matron, Cardiac Rehabilitation Department
Reduce Risk Factors
Reduce your Risk Factors
Learn about the key risk factors that affect the heart and how to manage them
Getting you active
Getting you Active
A tailored programme of exercise and activity specifically designed for patients with a cardiac condition
Reduce Risk Factors
Ask the Experts
Registered users can have their questions answered by a healthcare professional
The great advantage of the Activate Your Heart programme was that I could get on with my working life as normal
Phil Caldwell, aged 53


About Activate Your Heart™

'Activate Your Heart®' is an online cardiac rehabilitation programme that has been designed by cardiac rehabilitation specialists and patients at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The aim of the programme is to help those people who have had a recent cardiac event or have an existing cardiac problem, manage their condition more effectively.

Cardiac rehabilitation is recognised as one of the most effective interventions to help individuals with coronary heart disease achieve a full and active life. 'Activate Your Heart' offers an effective and alternative approach to cardiac rehabilitation.


Who we are

The cardiac rehabilitation department at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has a national reputation for delivering a high quality and innovative rehabilitation service. To find out more about the team who developed this site click here.


How to access the programme

'Activate Your Heart®' is password-protected and only those registered can access the programme. The Activate Your Heart Programme is currently only available in Leicestershire. If you are a commissioner or healthcare professional and are interested in providing this programme in your area please click here.