​Patient Information Leaflets

Information for General Anaesthesia Click here to view
​Information for Regional Anaesthesia Click here to view
Regional A​​naesthesia for Day Case SurgeryClick here to view
​Confusion after an OperationClick here to view
​Equipment FailureClick here​​ to view
Spinal Anaesthetic​Click here to view
​Local Anaesthesia for Eye SurgeryClick here to view
​Sickness​Click here to view
​Spinal Nerve Damage​Click here to view
​Death and Brain Damage​Click here to view
​Serious allergy during an Anaesthetic​​Click here​ to view
​Sore Throat​​Click here to view
​Teeth, Lips and Tongue​​Click here to view​
​ShiveringClick here to view
​Corneal Abrasion/ Damage to the eye Click here to view
​Risks Associated with your Anaesthetic - Nerve Damage associated with a spinal or epidural injection​​Click here​ to view
​Driving and PainClick here to view
​Understanding and managing pain after surgeryClick here to view
​Taking opiods for pain​​Click here to view
​Epidural Pain reflief after surgery​​Click here to view
​Headache after a spinal or epidural injection​​Click here to view
​Nerve blocks for surgery on the shoulder, arm or hand​​Click here to view
​Information for adult patients prescribed
Non- steroidal anti-inflammatories(NSAID) drugs  forthe treatment of Pain
​​Click here to view
​Leaflets for acute pain from Royal College of Anaesthetists​​Click here to view
​Risk leafletsClick here to view


Patients are eligible for free NHS treatment at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching hospitals NHS Trust if they are: Ordinarily resident in the UK or: Overseas visitors, but entitled to free NHS services under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations

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