Acute Pain Service

Managing complex acute pain

The Anaesthetic Department operates a specialist lead, nurse co-ordinated acute pain service, throughout the hospital. 

The aims of the service are:

  • Education
  • Protocol and Guideline development
  • Management of complex acute pain cases


Criteria for acceptance of referrals:

  • Post operative patients 
  • Trauma
  • Patients with complex acute pain


This is a referral-only service.