Enhanced Recovery is an innovative programme of care that supports you, our patients, in your recovery from surgery safely and as soon as possible. After a successful trial in elective hip and knee surgery, the Trust now offers the Enhanced Recovery programme in elective colorectal and gynecological surgery.
Read or print the Enhanced Recover patient booklet here
Before your operation
Where does it begin?
Food and Drink
What should I bring with me to hospital?
Day of Surgery
What is VTE prevention?
What is MRSA screening and prevention?
What can my GP do as part of Enhanced Recovery?
Watch staff and patients at Heatherwood Hospital star in a patient information DVD, produced by the Strategic Health Authority .