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Anaesthetists are highly qualified doctors responsible for the provision of anaesthesia for adults and children during operative, medical and diagnostic procedures.
We are involved in the care, resuscitation and transfer of critically ill patients within the hospital and to other centres.
We have close links with the pain service, providing both acute pain relief within the hospital and chronic pain management for palliative care, cancer services and longstanding conditions.
We provide anaesthesia and pain relief for mothers in labour.
Anaesthetists also have strong links and involvement in both adult and children’s intensive care units.
Please remember to:
Anaesthetic information for pregnant women with a high BMI
Enhanced sedation for GI endoscopy
epidurals for pain relief after surgery
headache after an epidural spinal anaesthetic
Regional anaesthesia for foot and ankle surgery
Regional anaesthesia for peri neural catheters
Regional anaesthesia for upper limb surgery