The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


We know you will have heard about how smoking and drinking alcohol negatively affects your health and wellbeing, but now you’re preparing for surgery it’s important to make a change. If you’ve had these habits for a long time it might seem impossible, but the resources and guidance on these pages are designed to support you to make the first steps. 

In this video, hear from Dr Manik Chandra, Consultant Anaesthetist, about the effects of smoking and alcohol on your recovery after your operation.