Sedation Anaesthesia

For your surgical procedure you will be attended by a Specialist Anaesthetist who will administer agents to make you relaxed and sleepy. A needle will be inserted into a vein in your arm or hand once you are in the theatre. Oxygen will be given via a mask and monitors attached to you. Drugs which relax and sedate you will be given intermittently. You will be drowsy throughout and you may not remember much of the procedure. It is not a general anaesthetic. You will not lose control or “say the wrong thing.”

On the day of the appointment you Should have nothing to eat for six hours prior to your admission.

You may drink water up to two hours prior to your admission.


It is important for you to take the following precautions: