Electoconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

This leaflet tells you about Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and anaesthesia for patients, their families, carers and healthcare practitioners.

We are currently liaising with the Royal College of Psychiatry to ensure that concerns that have been raised with regards to this leaflet are considered by them as part of the leaflet’s review.

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