Our department of anaesthesia provides anaesthesia and perioperative medical care for a wide range of elective and emergency complex surgical patients. In particular, the department provides support for national services including heart and lung transplantation and spinal surgery.

Our service

We provide pre-operative assessment, anaesthesia, post-operative and peri-operative medical care of patients having:

•    Major elective surgery (Ear nose throat, vascular, general, hepatobiliary, plastics, urology, gynaecology, opthalmology)

•    Cardiothoracic surgery (including heart and lung transplantation)

•    Major spine surgery, trauma and elective orthopaedic surgery

•    Emergency surgery

•    ​Interventional cardiology, radiology and gastroenterology procedures.

Pre-Operative Assessment

At our pre-operative assessment clinic, we review and assess patients to make sure they are ready for surgery. For information on what to expect when coming in for a pre operative assessment, see our pre-operative assessment clinic page here.

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