Your Anaesthetic

You and your anaesthetic

Here are some useful links to help you plan for your forthcoming surgery and understand more about the type of anaesthetic you may be receive.

The patient information produced by the Royal College of Anaesthetists is certified by the PIF Trusted Information Creator Kitemark accreditation scheme run by Patient Information Forum (PIF) for measuring the quality of health information.

When preparing for surgery please read this following information: https://rcoa.ac.uk/patient-information/preparing-surgery-fitter-better-sooner

Information of the type of anaesthetic you may receive: https://rcoa.ac.uk/patient-information/patient-information-resources/patient-information-leaflets-video-resources

Easy to understand information and video: https://rcoa.ac.uk/patient-information/patient-information-resources/easy-read-accessible-resources

Translations are available here: https://rcoa.ac.uk/patient-information/patient-information-resources/translations