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Welcome to the website of the ACPICR


The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Cardiac Rehabilitation is a national body of physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals who work in cardiac rehabilitation.  Our objective is to promote best practice in cardiac rehabilitation for the benefit of patients.  To find out more go to the 'About us' page. 

You can also now follow us on Twitter.



​NEW 'Early Activity after Cardiac Surgery' document now available on our publications page.  ACPICR members have received hard copies in the post.

Did you miss the BACPR EPG 2016 study day?  The presentations from the day along with the programme and delegate booklet are now available for members to view in the Member's Area

New ACPICR leaflet published - Class exercise: A guide for heart patients Please do print copies and use these for your patients

ACPICR support the recenty updated NICE quality standard for Chronic Heart Failure in adults.  The standards related to Cardiac Rehabilitation are outlined in this summary document

Registration is now open for the BACPR Exercise Professionals Group Spring study day in May 2016, details can be found on our events page

Health Behaviour Change and Psychosocial Support in Cardiovascular Disease Course taking place in Wythenshawe in November 2016, date tbc.  See the courses page for more information.

ACPICR have contributed to the recently published NICE quality standard 'Secondary prevention after a myocardial infarction'. Our Chair, Laura Burgess has written this easy to read summary document of the Standard - many of the statements are relevant to those working in cardiac rehabilitation - do ensure you are up to date with the latest guidance.

ACPICR Standards 2015

The ACPICR Standards document has now been published.  ACPICR members will soon receive a hard copy, and non-members and institutions can order a copy for £15 including P&P.  The electronic copy is available on our publications page.