Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust

Pain Relief

What are my pain relief options during labour or caesarean birth?

Do you have questions you want to ask an anaesthetist?

  • How will an epidural impact my birth?
  • What are the benefits of a spinal block?
  • What is patient controlled analgesia (PCAs)?

Attend our free drop-in sessions for mothers-to-be and partners to have your questions answered.

  • FREE to attend, no need to book
  • Speak directly to an anaesthetist
  • Opportunity to ask questions



Time: 1-2pm

Location: Antenatal Clinic, Salisbury District Hospital

Dates for 2024:

  • 28th March
  • 25th April
  • 23rd May
  • 27th June.


Please click on the dropdown tabs for details of medical and non-medical pain relief. To familiarise yourself with our anaesthetists please click here. 

For further resources and patient information on pain relief in labour, please visit or NHS Pain relief in labour.

Medical pain relief
Non-Medical pain relief

Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.

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