In the UK community based prehabilitation is being spearheaded by the Prepwell Initiative, supported by a grant from Sports England. Their pioneering work is a great example of the way in which prehabilitation is gathering pace at the moment.

The “PREP: Preoperative Risk Education Package” website is here: https://www.prepwell.co.uk/

What are the economics of such a programme? Why did the project start to get referrals from initially sceptical surgeons? How did the programme impact the lives and treatment of patients?

Presented by Gerard Danjoux, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Sleep Medicine at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.