Keeping Well Whilst Waiting


A guide on how to maintain physical activity and health for and after surgery.

This guidebook is designed to support you whilst you are waiting for, or recovering from, surgery. This adds to our wealth of materials on this website designed to help you avoid, prepare for, recover from and understand your options surrounding surgery. Re-listed here, along with this resource, are a few key places for your bookmarks!

Independent information is available via the links below:

Are You Considering A Joint Replacement? –
Follow the above for a short video regarding hip and knee surgery

Clinical Quality Commission (CQC) –
The CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care. It checks that all hospital services meet certain standards of quality and safety and publishes its findings.

Horder Healthcare ‘Prehab’ Classes –

The National Joint Index
The NJR records information about joint replacement surgery to monitor the results and protect patient safety.

One You East Sussex
OYES can help you with smoking cessation, dietary changes and weight loss.

Sussex MSK Partnership East – ‘A Guide To Having Healthy Hips And Knees‘.

Versus Arthritis
Educational links, information regarding MSK conditions, exercise advise and online resources, for example the Versus Arthritis surgery toolkit.