PIF Categories: Surgery

About the consent form for treatment

Date: 15/06/2021 | Category: Anaesthetics

Find out more about what you should know and what questions to ask about your consent to treatment. About the consent form Before a doctor or other health professional examines […]

Sciatic nerve block

Date: 15/06/2021 | Category: , Anaesthetics Surgery

Find out more about this type of anaesthetic before your surgery. What is a nerve block? It’s an injection of local anaesthetic near the nerves which supply a region of […]

How to get fit for surgery

Date: 02/05/2021 | Category: Surgery

Advice on how to improve your physical fitness, nutrition and wellbeing.

Recommended reading before hip or knee replacement surgery

Date: 02/05/2021 | Category: Surgery

Other patient information we recommend reading before your operation.

Pre-surgery exercise advice

Date: 02/05/2021 | Category: Surgery

Recommended exercises to do before your operation to help you recover .

Preparing for your hospital stay

Date: 02/05/2021 | Category: Surgery

What you need to do before you come to hospital and what you need to bring with you.

Pre-op pregnancy testing for adults

Date: 02/05/2021 | Category: Surgery

Find out more about the importance of pre-operation pregnancy testing and who needs it.

Carbohydrate loading drink to enhance your recovery

Date: 02/05/2021 | Category: Surgery

How and when to take PreLoad before your surgery.

Pregnancy testing before surgery for adolescents and young adults

Date: 02/05/2021 | Category: Surgery

Why it’s important to do a pregnancy test before surgery and what to do if you think you’re pregnant.

Popliteal sciatic nerve block

Date: 02/05/2021 | Category: Surgery

Find out more about this type of anaesthetic and why you might have it.