“The mission of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) programme is to develop perioperative care and to improve recovery through research, education, audit and implementation of evidence-based practice”
The main aim of an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programme is to get you back to your full health as soon as possible by promoting pre-operative patient education, post op goal setting and strict and safe discharge criteria that you must meet before going home.
We aim to provide pre-operative education and guidance on how to improve fitness and general health prior to surgery and to also help guide you on how to better prepare both physically and practically for your upcoming surgery, “Major surgery is like running a marathon, both require preparation”.
Goal setting – we set you goals to achieve daily after surgery in order to aid your recovery, for example:
The current programme is used for patients coming into hospital for elective surgical procedures:
Please click the following links to find out more information on:
Irene Fitt, Irene.firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosie McGrandles email@example.com (main contact for Colorectal, Urology and Bariatrics)
Aimee Ford firstname.lastname@example.org (main contact for Orthopaedics)