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What is the Get Fit For Your Operation (HOP) Programme?

The Get Fit For Your Operation Programme is a free 28-week programme with the aim to improve your overall health in preparation and recovery from non-emergency surgery.

Weekly sessions working with a fitness professional addressing exercise, nutrition and lifestyle choices, will help with how to exercise safely and comfortably, both to lose weight, improve health and help recovery before and after surgery.

You will get personalised activities to suit you, including pool-based options, healthy eating and nutrition advice, and progress monitoring to help support you on your lifestyle change and ensure safety during your recovery.

You could be eligible for a referral if you:

  • Are over 18 years old
  • Have a BMI of 30 or over
  • Require non-emergency surgery
  • Are registered to an East Riding GP Surgery

If you are concerned about your health and want to get more active, why not try our Health Plus scheme, free for all members.

To join this scheme, you need to be referred by one of the following:

  • East Riding GPs
  • Specialised Nurses
  • Consultants
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist

To get a written referral, book an appointment with one of the above practitioners and ask about the HealthiER programmes at East Riding Leisure.

Are you a health professional? Read more about the HealthiER programmes and how to refer patients online on our health professionals page.

If you are eligible, your health professional can refer you online or if you have a written referral please email it to the HealthiER team.

If you need to call the HealthiER team, their office is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm.

Get Fit For Your Operation (HOP) is free to eligible participants.

Are you a health professional? Read more about the HealthiER schemes and how to refer patients online on our health professionals page.

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