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Your Anaesthetic

Here at St Joseph's Hospital, we understand that when having surgery you may have some questions regarding the type of anaesthetic you will receive. Below are some useful links to help explain in further detail and assist you to prepare for your visit. 

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. We have used this platform to provide you information to read at home. 

Preparing for your surgery:

Information of the type of anaesthetic you may receive:

Translations are also available for this information:

If you have any questions a member of our team will be happy to help.