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Heart Smart

NHS England

Contact Name
NHS England
Contact Email
Contact Telephone
0300 311 22 33

Get Involved

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.

Local Programmes

How are you?

Our lifestyles can be more unhealthy than we think. Start the fight back to a healthier you.

Local Contacts

Contact your Local Exercise Referral/Heart Smart Co-ordinator



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


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