Doctors in this department give anesthesia for operations.They are responsible for the provision of

  1.   Acute pain services (pain relief after an operation)
  2.   Chronic pain services (pain relief in long-term conditions such as arthritis)
  3.   Critical care services (pain relief for those who have had a serious accident or trauma)
  4.   Obstetric anesthesia and analgesia (epidurals in childbirth and anesthetic for Caesarean sections).