Southern Cross Gillies Hospital - Anaesthesia
Private Surgical Service, Anaesthesia
Gillies, a Southern Cross Hospital, is located in the heart of Epsom, Auckland.
The hospital prides itself on being a trusted private surgical hospital with highly skilled professionals providing accessible family-centred care. We value Excellence, Respect, Teamwork and Fairness.
Gillies Hospital has been designed with a focus on short stay surgery, and provides a friendly and highly professional environment.
The hospital's four operating rooms are complemented by 16 inpatient beds and a same day unit.
You are given an anaesthetic when you have surgery so that you don’t feel pain during the operation. There are different types of anaesthesia and the type you receive will depend on the type of surgery you are having and how long it will take.
Your anaesthetic will be given to you by a specialist doctor called an anaesthetist.
Procedures / Treatments
You are put into a state of unconsciousness either by the injection of an anaesthetic medication into a vein or by breathing in a mixture of gases. You will be unaware of what is happening around you and you will feel no pain from the surgery. You will be constantly… More
An anaesthetic is injected near the nerve pathways to the site of your surgery, so that area becomes numb. You will be awake but will not feel pain from the surgery. You may also receive a medication to make you feel relaxed and sleepy. More
An anaesthetic is injected at the site of the surgery to cause numbness in the area. You will be awake but will not feel pain from the surgery. More
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The Auckland Transport website is a good resource to plan your public transport options.
A car park is located to the left of the hospital as you enter off Gillies Ave.
(09) 925 4000
160 Gillies Avenue
160 Gillies Avenue
P O Box 99018
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This page was last updated at 9:13AM on June 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern Cross Gillies Hospital - Anaesthesia.