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.


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


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

Chest Health and ICOUGH

Avoid chest-related infections by following the ICOUGH instructions

Daily Goals

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

Complementary therapy

An award winning service which includes a range of complementary therapies

Preparing for Discharge

Plan early to ensure a safe, appropriate and timely discharge