The Royal College of Anaesthetists

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is the professional body responsible for the speciality of anaesthesia throughout the United Kingdom. Its principal responsibility is to ensure the quality of patient care through the maintenance of standards in anaesthesia, pain management and intensive care. Their aim is to help you, or your relative, friend or carer prepare for your anaesthetic by giving information.

They have a selection of patient information leaflets at


Last updated on 29/10/2013

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