Patients and Carers

Welcome to the patient information area.

You have a separate section on information to read if your child has an anaesthetic with examples of information to share with children of different ages.

This information has been written by the College's Patient Information Group, which includes patient representatives and experts in different areas of anaesthesia.

Fitter patients who are able to improve their health and activity levels recover from surgery more quickly
Information leaflets developed for you and your carers about anaesthesia
Find out about anaesthesia – a general overview
A series of leaflets explaining some of the risks associated with having an anaesthetic
Who are anaesthetists and how do they train?
Information leaflets developed specifically for children who are having an anaesthetic
Information on a wide range of anaesthetic related topics
Common concerns and frequently asked questions