Waikato Hospital's Integrated Pain Service brings together a team of health professionals including doctors, nurses, psychologists and physiotherapists to assist people in hospital or in their community to get relief from acute pain or manage chronic pain.
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Waikato Hospital's Integrated Pain Service is part of the Theatres and Interventional services cluster.
Pain services include
Pain services for inpatients
Consulting services for inpatient adults with acute, chronic and cancer pain. We work alongside the patient’s primary medical team who are ultimately responsible for their patients’ care. The inpatient service provides:
Interventional pain services
For hospital patients with acute pain who may benefit from an interventional procedure e.g. epidural steroid, or can be referred to a fortnightly outpatient pain procedures clinic which is held at a different location off Waiora Waikato Hospital campus.
Pain clinics for outpatients
Pain management support to those experiencing persistent and chronic pain and who are referred to clinic by their doctor either GP or inpatient medical team.
Waikato Hospital, Pembroke Street, Hamilton
- Pain Clinic, Reception B, Level 1, Meade Clinical Centre
Ph: (07) 8398899 ext 98535
Referrals are made through the Referral Coordination Centre.
Referrals are by general practitioners (GPs) for assessment at clinic or outpatient procedure.
Inpatient referrals are made by hospital staff.
All referrals must be accompanied by a completed pain questionnaire [PDF, 227 KB].