My health and wellbeing

Preparing for your operation

It can be difficult when you are waiting for an operation. However, there are things you can do while you are waiting to plan and prepare for your surgery. This video by the Royal College of Anaesthetists explains why and how you can do this.

Getting ready for your surgery

Some health conditions can affect your surgery, the outcome of your surgery and how long it takes you to recover afterwards.

Looking after yourself while you are waiting

Explore the topics below for ideas and information about looking after yourself while you are waiting.


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