Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine

The Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine is involved throughout the patient journey, from pre-operative to peri-operative and post-operative care.

We aim to maintain a central role in promoting patient safety and quality and to provide leadership, training and education through the phased opening process and beyond.

Our staff have a wide range of skills in all aspects of anaesthesia and provide the following services:
  • Clinical Anaesthesia
  • Perioperative Medicine
  • Acute Pain Service
  • Analgesia for women in labour
  • Pelvic Pain Clinic
  • Vascular access
  • Teaching.
We are extensively involved with crisis management, are medical experts in caring for the critically ill in unstable environments, to managing pain, nausea, fluid management and reassurance or advice.

We provide 24-hour cover for medical emergencies and conduct regular pain and chronic pain rounds for inpatients.