The Anaesthetic Service is responsible for anaesthesia in operating theatres, the management of pain relief and the general care of patients before, during and after operations.

A team of Consultant Anaesthetists provide anaesthesia for patients undergoing surgery as well as services to:

  • Maternity
  • Pre-assessment
  • Laser Clinic
  • MRI Scanner
  • Acute Pain and Chronic Pain service
  • Intensive Care/ High Dependency Unit
  • Emergency Department

There is also a team of Anaesthetic Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners, who provide skilled assistance to the Anaesthetist.

Picture of patient with cannula