Department of Health Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital


Tel: (08) 6457 3011  

The Department of Anaesthesia provides anaesthetic services for all surgical, medical and diagnostic procedures as required in the Hospital.  The department also runs an outpatient anaesthetic pre-assessment clinic, an anaesthetic allergy clinic, an acute pain service and a vascular access service.

Medical Training

Anaesthesia fellowships including Provisional fellowship year positions are offered in a range of subspecialities, including regional anaesthesia and simulation. The department has a particular interest in the use of ultrasound imaging, with excellent facilities and teaching programs for both regional blocks and echocardiography. There is a comprehensive continuing medical education program with weekly lectures and tutorials. There are opportunities and resources for audit and clinical research particularly in the areas of regional anaesthesia, quality of care, coagulation, and acute pain management.

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