Our Anaesthesia and pain management teams work with teams across Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Community Hospitals to help patients manage pain during and after surgery and other medical procedures.
In our hospitals, anaesthetists work in:
- Operating theatres at Wellington Regional Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital
- Delivery Suite
- Radiology, Angiography, CT, MRI & Nuclear Medicine
- Cardiac Catheter Laboratory
- Emergency Department
- Intensive Care Unit
Acute Pain Service
Our Acute Pain service works with patients in the wards at Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Community Hospital to help ensure patients are comfortable after their surgery or procedure.
Anaesthesia provides outpatient services for Anaesthesia Pre-Assessment of Surgical and Obstetric patients, for patients who have had allergic reactions to anaesthetic drugs, and for patients referred for control of Chronic Pain.