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Heart Smart

NHS England

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NHS England
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Contact Telephone
0300 311 22 33

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What is Heart Smart?

HeartSmart is targeted at people who are either recovering from heart problems or heart surgery.

Its aim is to promote gentle exercise as a means of enabling individuals to achieve and maintain better health.

It is a 16 week phase IV cardiac rehabilitation scheme.

There are two schemes, one covering Leicestershire and Rutland and one covering Leicester City. Various eligibility criteria applies, please contact your local coordinator below for more information.


Feel Alive from 65 Week

25th September - 1st October. A week full of physical activity taster sessions to promote active living in older adults.

Local Programmes

Leicester City Active Lifestyle Scheme

We can help you get a new lease of life. Any of these conditions could be improved with physical activity.

Local Contacts

Blaby Co-ordinator

Joanne Grant

Blaby District Council

0116 2727544

Charnwood Co-ordinator

Will Blanche

01509 634966

Harborough Co-ordinator

Danny Hallam

01858 821286

Hinckley & Bosworth Co-ordinator

Graeme Chilvers

01455 255678

Leicester City Coordinator

Carla Broadbent

0116 233 3085

Melton Co-ordinator

Steve Taylor

01664 502502 (Ext:3431)

North West Leicestershire Co-ordinator

Mark Elliott

01530 454606

Oadby & Wigston Co-ordinator

Alpha Patel

0116 272 0789

Rutland Co-ordinator

Danielle Adams

01572 720936


  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
    Rutland County Council
    Age UK L&R
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Loughborough University
    Sport England
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • County Sport Network
    Leicester City Council
    Harborough District Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Melton Borough Council
    Blaby District Council
    British Heart Foundation
    Equality Standard


  • East Midlands Platform
    Harborough District Council
  • Safeguarding
    Leicester City Council
    Blaby District Council
  • Equality Standard
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Sport England
    Age UK L&R
  • Loughborough University
    County Sport Network
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Rutland County Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Melton Borough Council
    Leicestershire County Council
  • British Heart Foundation