A number of transport strikes are due to take place in November and December. If you or your child has an appointment at one of our hospitals or community centres, please plan ahead and do all you can to attend. If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact your clinical team.

Nurses' strike action will take place on 15 and 20 December. Our emergency and time critical services will be open. We'll let you know if your appointment is affected.

Acute pain management patient information leaflets

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Caudal analgesia (pain relief)

information about how caudal analgesia is given, the benefits, risks and side effects, and guidance for when your child is discharged.

Entonox - using Entonox during your child's procedure

Information about the use of Entonox during your child's procedure

Managing your child's pain at home after surgery

Information about pain relief for your child once you leave hospital.

Pain management for your child

Information about some of the ways pain can be prevented or treated while your child is in hospital.

Specialised pain relief methods for your child

Information about some of the techniques that are used to provide pain relief (analgesia) for your child during or after surgery. Your child's anaesthetic doctor will discuss these with you before an operation if they are appropriate.
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More patient information leaflets

For an A-Z list of all our patient information leaflets, please see the parents and visitors section.