Anaesthetic - Croom Orthopaedic Hospital
Corrabul, Limerick, V35 F434
- 061 585474
Internal Directions: Theatre Department
If you are having surgery or tests, you may require anaesthesia. This is to reduce or prevent pain, numb sensation in certain areas of the body and can induce sleep. The Department of Anaesthetics provides anaesthetic care for a wide range of surgical patients. There are 2 common types: Local anaesthetic: a small area of the body is numbed and you remain fully conscious, often used during minor procedures. General anaesthetic: you're totally unconscious and unaware of the procedure, this is often used for more serious operations.
Referrals and Appointments
Available to: All patients
Who needs to refer you: Consultant GP
Referral Information: Consultant referralWe may ask you to: wear a face mask/other PPE complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival wait in your car until closer to your appointment time
Page last reviewed: March 24, 2023, 9:16 a.m.