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Paediatric Anaesthesia

Welcome to the homepage for the department of anaesthesia



These pages are designed for parents and children so that you are informed of who we are, what we do, why we do it, as well as providing external links for you to access high quality information concerning patient care. 

Links to external guides for parents and children 

These excellent documents, developed by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, provide age specific information about anaesthesia.  

1. Information materials for children and young people: 





Rees Bear has
an anaesthetic

Davy the Detective:
finding out about anaesthetics

General anaesthesia -
a brief guide for teenagers and young adults

Young Person's Web Guide - a more detailed guide for teenagers and young adults

2. Information for parents and carers of children having an anaesthetic:

Paediatric anaesthesia pic

Your child's general anaesthetic