Cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation service


Referrals accepted from

AHPs, Consultants, GP staff, GPs, Other NHS services

Referral criteria


  • Patients with a chronic lung condition e.g. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis, who are consider themselves functionally disabled by their condition – Medical Research Council (MRC) dyspnoea scale (scale for grading the degree of a patient’s breathlessness) 3 or above.
  • Patients who have been discharged from hospital following an exacerbation of COPD.
  • Patients who are being considered for or awaiting lung transplant.


  • Patients who have had: Myocardial Infarction (STEMI/non STEMI) & coronary revasculation (PCI).
  • Chronic heart failure if they have limiting symptoms.
  • Stable angina if they have limiting symptoms.
  • Post Enhanced External Counterpulsation Therapy (EECP).
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS).
  • Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graph (CABG).
  • Post implantable cardioverter defibrillator or pacemaker.

Page last updated on May 24th, 2018

Service delivered in: Barnsley