Major surgery is like running a marathon - and both require training.
Speed up your recovery
To maximise your chances of a speedy recovery, these are the important things we want you to do.
Eating well before your reference will be crucial to your physical preparation and recovery from surgery.
Before and after surgery, it is vital that you conduct a healthy lifestyle.
Respiratory exercises performed before and after your operation can help to reduce the risk of lung problems by opening up your airways and moving phlegm.
Surgery School is an opportunity for you, your family and friends to understand what to expect after cardiac surgery.
Improving muscle strength is also important for your early recovery after surgery.