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:
- 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.