Patients' Guide to Anaesthesia

The purpose of this webpage is to help you to understand your anaesthetic and how to prepare for it.

It contains a lot of information and you may need to read it more than once. It may be helpful if you discuss this information with a member of your family or a friend.

The information provided is of a general nature and does not take your individual circumstances into account. Please talk to your anaesthetist if you have any questions or if there is anything don't understand. This information does not replace specific advice given to you by your own anaesthetist.

Information about your anaesthetic is available here in different languages. Please click on the language that you prefer.