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Chronic Pain Service
Location and Contact
Facility: Nepean Hospital - Medical Outpatients Department
Address: West Block, Level 1
Phone: 4734 3217
Fax: 4734 1328
For patient information see the Nepean Hospital Pain Unit page.
18 years and above
Patients transitioning from 16 years old to 18 years old, in collaboration with a Paediatric Pain Service
No active substance abuse
Ongoing pain more than 3 months
Significant pain condition impacting on physical and psychological health
Patients wanting a rehab approach
How to Refer:
GP is advised to address the referral letter to one of the Specialist or to the Pain Clinic.
The specialist available in this department are:
- Dr Suyin Tan
- Dr Sushama Deshpande
- Dr Tai-Tak Wan
GP to complete ‘ Referral Guide to Adult and Paediatric Chronic Pain Services and Fax completed form to Nepean Pain Office together with the Pain Management Adult Referral Questionnaire completed by the patient.
Once the above forms are received, the pain questionnaire is triaged and patient will be offered to attend an introductory session, a pain programme and/or attend a pain clinic appointment. The patient will be notified by our secretary by mail or telephone regarding their appointment.
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|Chronic Pain Service
9:00 -11:30 AM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
9:00 - 3:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Documents to be completed
NBMLHD Pain Management Adult Referral Questionaire (SMR010260) pdf
NBMLHD Referral Guide to Adult and Paediatric Chronic Pain Services (SMR010730) pdf
Patient Programme Information
Living with Pain Programme - a 5 hour / 1 day programme (once a month - Tuesday and Thursday)
COPE Pain Management group program - a 5 hour / 6 week programme (3 times a year - Tuesday only)
Chronic Pain - Agency for Clinical Innovation
This is a useful website for GP and Patient Information.
Friday, 24 July 2020 8:36:02 AM