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For Patients

If you are due to have an operation and would like more information about the anaesthetic, then please have a look at the Patients and Relatives section on the Royal College of Anaesthetists website.

Patients attending the Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic in Aberdeen will receive a copy of the Anaesthesia explained booklet. You can download a copy here.

Welcome to the Aberdeen Anaesthesia Website

The Department of Anaesthesia in Aberdeen, part of NHS Grampian, provides anaesthetic services to all the NHS hospitals in Aberdeen.

All major specialties are present on the Foresterhill site, including cardiac and thoracic surgery, major vascular surgery, trauma, head and neck surgery, plastic surgery, neuro-surgery and paediatric surgery. Find out more in the About section.

Next CME Meeting

Tuesday 13 March from 09:00 to 13:00
Forest Grove House Room 1 & 2
CME Meetings Page


Anaesthetic Careers

Interested in what you need to do to become an anaesthetist? The Royal College of Anaesthetist have produced a guide aimed at school leavers who are considering a career in Anaesthesia. Find it on their website.

Further information on anaesthetic training for medical students and junior doctors is available in the Considering a Career in Anaesthesia page.