Key guidance for parents and carers

Please find below key guidance from the Anaesthetic Pre-op Assessment (APOA) Unit aimed at parents, carers and families with children awaiting a procedure with a general anaesthetic.

Key documents

Common events and risks in anaesthesia - pdf from the Royal Colleage of Anaesthetists website

APOA - Anaesthetic Pre-Assessment Clinic feedback form (258.7 KB)

APOA - Getting ready for a procedure with a general anaesthetic (2.0 MB)

APOA - Patient Experience results (376.4 KB)

APOA - Your child’s anaesthetic plan (289.0 KB)

APOA - Getting your child ready for a procedure with a general anaesthetic (2.1 MB)

Pain relief using NCA and PCA (155.2 KB)

Pain relief after surgery using an epidural (271.3 KB)

Central lines and arterial lines (125.4 KB)

Caudal Block (147.6 KB)