Enhanced Recovery

Welcome to the Enhanced Recovery Programme for Hip and Knee Replacements

Pre-operative Education Seminar

Picture of Linda Loader Clinical Nurse Specialist for Pain Management addressing patients at a seminarBefore your surgery, you will be offered a pre-operative education seminar, to which your friend/partner is also invited. You will receive information on what to expect before, during and after your surgery. You will meet, the physiotherapist, occupational therapy team, nurses and other members of staff so that when you attend on the day of your surgery you know exactly what to expect.

We believe that it is important for you to be as best prepared as possible before this operation; to give you some idea of what the operation and your hospital stay will involve; and to give you practical advice.

On Admission

You will be greeted by a member of the nursing team who will show you to your bed and carry out your admission. You will then meet a member of the Anaesthetic team, the Orthopaedic team and the Enhanced Recovery team.

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