BMA Wales / Cymru NHS Wales / GIG Cymru

Wales Deanery
for Postgraduate Medical
& Dental Education


Anaesthesia is the single largest hospital specialty and anaesthetic doctors work in partnership with all other medical and surgical specialties.

As well as managing care of patients before, during and after surgery, anaesthetists are the lead clinicians in intensive care medicine, acute and chronic pain management and resuscitation.

Sub-specialty options include Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Neuro- and Cardio-thoracic surgery.