MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release

Febraury 6, 2015

 

LHSC’s Cardiac Fitness Institute opens its doors

(LONDON, Ontario) – London Health Sciences Centre’s (LHSC) Cardiac Fitness Institute is opening its doors to celebrate National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Feb. 8-14.

LHSC’s Cardiac Fitness Institute is a medically supervised program providing care cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention for all physician-referred individuals from London and South Western Ontario who have a history of heart disease. The free life-long program offers stress tests, dietary support, exercise prescriptions, and a facility furnished with exercise equipment – all under the supervision of a physician, nurses and exercise therapists.

“Anyone with a history of coronary surgery, heart attacks, heart failure, heart transplant, angioplasty, angina and congenital cardiovascular disease is welcome to our program,” says Dr. Larry Patrick, Cardiac Fitness Institute Medical Director, LHSC.

Physicians, nurses and program staff will be available to answer questions during the open house.

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 10
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Location:

Cardiac Fitness Institute
London Health Sciences Centre – Building 14
Victoria Hospital (End of Western Counties Rd.)

** Media are asked to RSVP to Marek Kubow if you are planning to attend**

For more information contact:

Marek Kubow
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 75155
marek.kubow@lhsc.on.ca

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