What does the Angina Plan do?
It aims to
Who is it for?
Any patient with stable angina can use the Angina Plan.
What does it involve?
The facilitator introduces the patient (and a relative or friend) to the Angina Plan in an interview that lasts 30-40 minutes.
This is followed by four, 10-15 minute contacts, by phone or by clinic appointment.
Can I buy a copy of the Angina Plan for my own use?
Members of the public can't buy the Angina Plan directly because they must be assessed for suitability and helped by a trained facilitator.
Ask at your GP practice or local cardiac rehabilitation service if anyone there is an Angina Plan facilitator.
Health professionals can only order the Angina Plan once they have done the training.
The Angioplasty Plan can be used before and after angioplasty.
It's a brief cognitive-behavioural rehabilitation programme based on the Angina Plan.
It will answer your patients' questions such as:
The Angioplasty Plan includes:
The Angioplasty Plan can be facilitated with no further training by people who are Angina Plan facilitators.
We do suggest that those who are not based in a centre where PCI takes place should forge links with that centre and be conversant with the full patient pathway.
For further details contact Angina Plan Administration.