Introduction

Welcome to Portsmouth Surgery School!

Our mission is to empower you to make changes that are proven to increase your chance of getting a great outcome from your upcoming surgery.

Even if you can't make all the changes we discuss - every change you do make will make a real difference!

What complications can happen after surgery?

  • Chest infections
  • Blood clots
  • Kidney problems
  • Delirium/confusion
  • Slow wound healing

This website is here to give you information to help you prepare for surgery and help you to get the best possible outcome from your surgery.

Pre-operative assessment

One of the first stages in getting you ready for your surgery is your pre-operative assessment. The video below describes this process.