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Action Heart Exercise Referral

Action Heart Exercise Referral

What is it?

Activities will be exclusively gym based. A 12 week supervised programme of exercise, designed specifically for the client by a trained exercise instructor, taking the clients medical history into consideration.

This option is for people with multiple risk factors or those people who find it difficult to access the other programmes

3 kettlebells


Action Heart Centre,
South Block,
Russells Hall Hospital,


Free of charge for up to 3 sessions per week for 12 weeks

Clients will also be directed to suitable independent activity

Car parking: Action Heart have access in a nearby car park which costs 50p per visit


What happens after the 12 weeks

Patients have the choice of activity and destinations. Action Heart can sign post them to lower risk supporting destinations, self directed activity or access Action Heart Health Club.

Action Heart Health Club has two membership options:

  • £3 pay as you go
  • £22 per month with no contract. There is no limit to the number visits which can be made

How can I refer someone?

You can complete the referral using EMIS or complete Exercise Referral form A. Ensure you check the box for Action Heart and send to Action Heart via:
Email: action.heart@nhs.net
Post: Action Heart Centre,
South Block,
Russells Hall Hospital,
Alternatively make referral by telephone: 01384 456111 ext.1470

Click here for the referral form to Action Heart

Additional considerations

Clients with blood pressure above 180/110. Refer client back to their GP for guidance on the same day.