You can find more information on our patient resources page.
The leaflets below may also be available from the anaesthetic department or pre-assessment clinic in your hospital.
- You and your anaesthetic (a shorter summary)
- Your spinal anaesthetic
- Anaesthetic choices for hip or knee replacement
- Epidural pain relief after surgery
- Local anaesthesia for your eye operation
- Your child’s general anaesthetic
- Your anaesthetic for major surgery
- Nerve blocks for surgery on the shoulder, arm or hand
- Sedation explained
- Caring for someone who has had a general anaesthetic or sedation
- Your anaesthetic for heart surgery
We also have translations available for some of our leaflets.