The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Anaesthesia provides anaesthetics for elective and emergency surgery, and pain relief for labour, as well as other types of support for women.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Anaesthesia provides:
- anaesthetics for elective and emergency surgery
- analgesia for labour
- analgesia for other acute and pain management including a post operative pain service
- a consultative role for high dependency patients
- an obstetric and perinatal retrieval service.
The Department works with the University of Adelaide in teaching anaesthesia trainees, undergraduates and other health care professionals.
How to access this service
General business hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
1st Floor, Queen Victoria Building
(08) 8161 7630
After hours: (08) 8161 7000
(08) 8161 7892
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
South Australia 5006
For more detailed information on options for pain relief during labour, please go to: