Enhanced Recovery

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) is about ‘Helping you to get better sooner after surgery’

We aim to put all of our patients having major surgery on the ERAS programme. Taking part in this can help reduce the risk of complications and get you back to your normally activities sooner. The main elements of the Enhanced Recovery programme are explained in these sections.

 Nutrition

Nutrition

Information on good nutrition to lower your risk of infection and increase your energy

 Mobilisation

Mobilisation

This will help you to avoid many of the potential problems that can develop after surgery

 Chest Health and ICOUGH

Chest Health and ICOUGH

Avoid chest-related infections by following the ICOUGH instructions.

Complementary Therapy

Complementary Therapy

An award winning service which includes a range of complementary therapies

 Preparing for Discharge

Preparing for Discharge

Plan early to ensure a safe, appropriate and timely discharge

Daily Goals

Daily Goals

Details of what your daily goals are depending on your type of surgery