The Department of Anaesthesia at Lahore General Hospital Lahore (LGH) is an independent service which aims to provide a high standard of anaesthesia care. The Department comprises of full-time faculty members, consultants, trainees, medical officers and house officers. It provides teaching and training programmes for FCPS, MS,MCPS and DA. The department offers a structured programme according to curriculum laid down by CPSP & UHS which is covered through bedside teaching and lectures twice a week. It provides clinical services to the specialties of general surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, urology, neurosurgery, ENT, ophthalmology, plastic surgery, orthopaedic surgery and emergency cover on a 24-hour basis. The department looks after general intensive care unit and neuro ICU. In addition it maintains a pain management centre which provides pain relief services to patients of chronic and cancer pain. The department also provides sedation and monitoring cover to gastroenterology and radiology departments. Various PGRs are doing their research work on different topics to fulfill their fellowship / master training.
Future plans include state of the art facilities in ICU, operation theatres and pain management centre along with provision of pain relief services round the clock in obstetrics and emergency departments.