Wellbeing Lead and Prehabilitation Manager, One Wirral CIC
After studying exercise on prescription, Lucy went on to further study in cardiac rehabilitation before gaining a big interest into cancer services. Working for Macmillan for 5 years, Lucy designed and delivered Macmillan’s cancer physical activity programme across Liverpool. Gaining qualifications into cancer prehabilitation and since 2021, she has been delivering cancer prehabilitation for Wirral, East and Mid Cheshire supporting over 2,000 cancer patients to become physically and mentally prepare for surgery. Lucy has recently redesigned the concept of Cancer Prehabilitation and created One Wirral’s Diabetes Prehabilitation service to support people who are Diabetic prior to surgery to reduce their HbA1c, weight and improve their overall health and fitness to reduce the risk of postponement, surgical complications and readmissions.
28-Feb-2024Workshop TheatrePioneering prehab: Enhancing cancer outcomes through proactive care