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    are in Home Login Forgot Password Log In Page Content Log In User Name Password No one other than a healthcare professional is qualified to choose which patients are suitable for the programmes and they should be used only under

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  • The Team
    Specialist Nurse Practitioner Education and Research Tel No 0131 537 9097 Email Jennifer Elliott nhslothian scot nhs uk I have recently joined the Heart Manual team having worked as a specialist cardiac rehabilitation nurse at NHS Borders and NHS Lothian over a period of approximately 11 years I have a clinical nursing background including coronary care cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery and hold a specialist BSc in Cardiac Nursing in addition to my original nursing degree from the University of Edinburgh I have a PG Cert in Professional education and continue to work towards my MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice I am passionate about cardiac rehabilitation and I believe in the valuable part that the Heart Manual plays within that I am an experienced Heart Manual facilitator and trainer and have greatly enjoyed meeting health professionals from all over the world In addition to contributing to the ongoing review of the Heart Manual and Revascularisation edition resources training and the digital version of the Manual I am currently contributing to the REACH HF Heart Failure Manual resources and training package for the feasibility study taking place in Birmingham this year I live in East Lothian with my two children and two cats Michelle Clark Heart Manual Assistant Psychologist Tel No 0131 537 9125 Email Michelle Clark nhslothian scot nhs uk Michelle is a health psychologist in training and joined the Heart Manual department as an assistant psychologist in 2009 She has provided support to an international telehealth project funded by the EU and to the modifications of the cardiac manual and relevant training packages In 2011 she also joined the Stroke Workbook Project within the department and continues to provide research and psychology assistance to all the teams involved Michelle is currently involved in UK wide study into heart failure and the development of resource to meet these patient clinicians needs Michelle is currently undertaking the stage 2 health psychology professional doctorate at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh Her research interests are in chronic illness self management specifically the impact of endometriosis on women s lives Michelle is currently on secondment to NHS Education Scotland Lucie Michalova Heart Manual Assistant Psychologist Tel No 0131 537 9534 Email Lucie Michalova nhslothian scot nhs uk I have joined the Heart Manual team as an assistant psychologist in January 2015 having previously worked at numerous research and psychology assistant posts within and outside of the NHS I have a psychology background consisting of BSc in Psychology and MSc in Health Psychology which I have completed in September 2014 Through my previous academic and work experience I have developed a passion and enthusiasm for applied health psychology research especially research looking at chronic illness and self management My role within the team is to provide a research support to the Heart Manual programmes and associated projects I am delighted that this gives me a unique opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of the Heart Manual services which play such an invaluable role in improving the

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  • Testimonials from patients and Heart Manual Facilitators
    Looked long winded and complicated didn t expect much I was completely wrong it has helped me big time just finished 6 wks and found I read it almost every day The manual offered reassurance and advice that I found invaluable It taught me how to exercise at home and provided a focus for my recovery Well documented and written and simple terms for the layman woman to fully understand and apply Getting into the mind set is the most important discipline of the individual in these circumstances Excerpts from a letter from a patient received June 2013 The Manual was an enormous help in the aid to start my recovery and has been a constant source of support to my family for information as like me they were unsure of why this had happened and what we needed to do to reduce the risk of it happening again The way the Manual was set out was first class with chunk size weekly information spread over the 6 week period which was digestible and focused you on a week at a time The exercise plan was a tremendous help which allowed you to set a goal each week and to put you back on track if you had a bad day The medication was so well written even I understood it and was a real big part in understanding what the different medication did and again a big help to all the family understanding why I needed so many tablets I have always been a workaholic and this Manual has made me realise that there is more to life than spending so much time trying to be the best at what I do I realise now that I do a pretty good job now and always have done so My

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  • Post Myocardial Infarction (MI) Edition: Original Paper and Digital Version
    may use the programme as a standalone rehabilitation programme or you can integrate it with existing hospital or primary care based programmes A number of national and government reports SIGN and NICE cite the Heart Manual as best practice The Post MI Edition is a rehabilitation programme designed for patients recovering from acute myocardial infarction heart attack Shown to be clinically effective in repeated studies the Heart Manual is the UK s leading home based cardiac rehabilitation programme providing a standardised approach for more than 350 major NHS users across the UK and contributing to the recovery of more than 14 000 heart attack patients every year What patients said about the Heart Manual MI Edition in 2015 2016 Fantastic manual very grateful to have Answers all questions Very reassuring great to reread if unsure about anything A very useful alternative to having to visit doctors twice weekly which wouldn t us ually have been practical for me Very informative has been great help in motivating me to live healthier lifestyle An excellent companion over the last six weeks breaking problems and issues down into small manageable bites An excellent bible most suited to all family members I am now

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  • Revascularisation Edition
    has been evaluated in the Birmingham Rehabilitation Uptake Maximisation Study BRUM where the programme was evaluated as part of a four year study on home based cardiac rehabilitation with a multi ethnic population Results showed Home based Heart Manual and supervised hospital based rehabilitation programmes equally improve outcomes at 6 months Secondary analysis significant improvements for both programmes in smoking cessation Jolly K Taylor RS Lip GYH et al The Birmingham Rehabilitation Uptake Maximisation Study BRUM A randomised controlled trial comparing home based with centre based cardiac rehabilitation Heart 2009 95 36 42 What patients said about the Heart Manual Revascularisation Edition in 2015 2016 Extremely useful after surgery to help in recovery It covers all situations A must to help a heart patient It has supplied me with answers to all my questions and concerns in a simple easy to understand manner Recovery section exercises section and different ways to deal with emotions after bypass have been most useful I think it has been most useful covering all relevant aspects It will be kept for referring back in future as a reminder now and again I have never smoked but if I did I would have stopped after reading

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  • Stroke Workbook
    will have used the workbook with their patients In order to receive a Facilitator certificate Health Professionals must be registered with a regulated professional body Band 5 and above Costs Please note that copies of the Stroke Workbook are not despatched until at least one nominee has successfully qualified as a Facilitator Price per copy of Stroke Workbook 17 Stroke Workbook Facilitator Training Course in Edinburgh or can be arranged for a group of staff to be trained in an area of your choice 225 per person Activity We are pleased to enclose below an evaluation from Stroke Workbook training Stroke workbook training evaluationwebsite pdf The Stroke Workbook is being implemented by NHS Lothian s Heart Manual Dept supported by funding from the Scottish Government CHSS and NHS Lothian The Evidence Joice S Johnston M Bonetti D Morrison V MacWalter R Stroke survivors evaluation of a stroke workbook based intervention designed to increase perceived control over recovery Health Education Journal Online First September 21 2010 doi 10 1177 0017896910383555 SIGN Guideline Number 118 Management of patients with stroke rehabilitation prevention and management of complications and discharge planning A national clinical guideline 2010 Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network Edinburgh Joice S Jones M Johnston M MacWalter R Hamilton S Can adherence to a stroke workbook intervention be enhanced if delivered to patients by Health Professionals in a stroke unit setting A feasibility study Final Report Chief Scientists Office Scottish Executive Health Department 2010 Scottish Government Better Heart Disease and Stroke Care Plan 2009 Scottish Government Edinburgh Molloy GJ Johnston DW Johnston M Pollard B Bonetti D Joice S MacWalter RS Spousal Caregiver confidence and recovery from ambulatory activity limitations in stroke survivors Health Psychology 2008 27 2 286 290 Johnston M Bonetti D Joice S Pollard B Morrison V Francis JJ MacWalter R Recovery from disability after stroke as a target for behavioural intervention Results of a randomized controlled trail Disability and Rehabilitation 2007 29 14 1117 1127 Joice S Johnston M What factors predict patient adherence in an effective behavioural intervention 21st Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society Maastricht 16th August 18th August 2007 Joice S Johnston M What psychological factors predict patient participation in an intervention 20th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society Poland 30th August 2nd September 2006 Joice S Johnston M Bonetti D MacWalter RS Information Social support and behavioural strategies are useful for enhancing self care what does the stroke survivor rate as most useful The 2nd Social Dimensions of Health Institute Conference Enhancing Self Care the Evidence base UK 3rd 5th May 2006 Joice S Interventions for Stroke Patients Do attitudes and health professional s communications determine adherence and benefit Final Report Chief Scientists Office Scottish Executive Health Department 2005 Joice S Johnston M Using the self regulation model to develop and evaluate an intervention for stroke patients The 17th European Health Psychology Society Conference Kos September 24 27th 2003 MacWalter RS Johnston M Bonetti D Joice S Pollard B Fraser HW

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  • Questions and Answers
    training 3 Why does the digital format cost the same as the book surely it must be cheaper The cost is the same whether book or digital format There are absolutely no annual overhead charges to health boards to host the digital format a very important factor The practicalities of using 1 How do I go about getting some digital formats The same way you would order the book format Call the HM office on 0131 537 9137 or email heart manual nhslothian scot nhs uk and we will provide you with individual patient logins for the amount you require 2 Can the digital format be used on a SMART phone Yes it can be used on a SMART phone however as the HM is an interactive tool most people will find it easier to complete it on larger screen 3 How does the patient get started on it They will be provided with a personal login from their facilitator and from there they can get started All very straightforward 4 We don t have Wifi in our hospital yet can I use it Yes If show explain a copy of the book format to the patient and provide them with a login they can commence at home 5 How will the Heart Manual facilitator interact with the patient In the same way as the book format of the manual but also the facilitator can review the patients input remotely by logging on to the system with the agreement of the patient This will make facilitation using telephone if desired much easier 6 How long can the patient have access to his her digital format for One year which means that similar to the book format they can dip in out of it 7 Will the format be compatible with

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  • Prices
    Prices Prices Page Content Please refer to our Training Packages and Prices to see the various costings http www theheartmanual com Prices Pages default aspx No one other than a healthcare professional is qualified to choose which patients are suitable

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