Preparing for surgery: Fitter Better Sooner

1st edition, October 2018

Having surgery is a big moment in your life and it’s normal to feel anxious about it. Fitter patients who are able to improve their health and activity levels recover from surgery more quickly. What you do now can have a really big impact on your recovery.

This leaflet provides information for patients who are preparing for surgery. A colour and black & white version is available to download via the above links.

Part of the Fitter Better Sooner Toolkit


BMA Patient Information Awards 2019
Fitter Better Sooner was Highly Commended and shortlisted in the Self-care award