Heart attack and stroke rehab goes virtual – Brunel University News

When hospitals stopped seeing non-urgent heart attack and stroke patients, those patients didn’t stop needing the assessment, support and rehab many were forced to do without.

Withdrawing or offering only skeleton cardiac rehab services is likely to lead to a 30% rise in unplanned hospital admissions harming quality of life, mental health and daily activity.

Patients in one north London borough though were spared the frightening fallout from foregoing key follow-up treatment when fast-moving physiotherapy students scooped them up over Zoom.

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