Information for families

The Royal College of Anaesthetists, working closely with children, parents and patient groups, has developed information to help prepare parents and children for surgery.

Click on the link 'Your child's general anaesthetic' to access the leaflet. 

Parents are frequently worried that their child might be in pain after they have left hospital and how best to treat this pain.

Thames PAG has developed a pain information sheet for parents 'Pain management after day surgery' to help answer some common concerns.