Patients and Carers

Welcome to the patient information area.

This area is designed for you and others involved in your care to find out more about:

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.



Common concerns and frequently asked questions
Information leaflets developed for you and your carers about anaesthesia
Find out about anaesthesia – a general overview
Information to help you prepare for your anaesthetic
Who are anaesthetists and how do they train?
A series of leaflets explaining some of the risks associated with having an anaesthetic
Information leaflets developed specifically for children who are having an anaesthetic
A Group of patient representatives and experts in different areas of anaesthesia
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