The Heart Lung Wellness Program
Lung Health/Pulmonary Health
Primary Health Care

The Heart Lung Wellness Program consists of ten weekly classes (Fridays: 8:15am – 12:00pm) that is delivered by a registered nurse, a dietitian and a physiotherapist.

Education sessions on heart/lung function, blood pressure, breathing techniques, cholesterol, nutrition, medication and stress management are also offered through the program.

Guest speakers include a pharmacist, physician, registered nurse, dietitian, social worker, respiratory therapist and a physiotherapist.  

Gym equipment includes a treadmill; arm bikes, stationary bikes, a walking track and free weights.  A home exercise program is also incorporated. 

More about this service

Location and contact information

Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
39 James Street
P.O. Box 610
Inverness, NS B0E 1N0

How do I get an appointment?

Referral to the program is direct from Coronary Care Unit at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, a physician or a health care professional.

How do I prepare for an appointment?

A current stress test is required prior to admission into the program and individual intake assessments are done previous to clients participating in the group program.