The pre-clinic education is an important session to help you to understand your persistent pain (chronic pain) experience and provide you with information on what services we can provide to support you.
This PMP is an interdisciplinary group program to help you to optimise your pain experience, guide you with ways to self-manage your persistent pain and to assist you to function adequately
Patients initially attend a pre-clinic education day prior to medical consultation. This involves a 5 hour education session covering the neurophysiology of pain, psychology and pain, a medical perspective on pain management, and active self-management strategies. The information is presented by a pain service Doctor, Physiotherapist, Psychologist, and Occupational Therapist.
No geographical boundaries, but clients must have their own means of transport to attend at Kingston. TAC and Work Cover clients not accepted.
No cost for consultation. Some costs may incur for medication or equipment hire.
Every referral to Pain Management must include the following:
Failure to include the information specified results in the referrer being notified and referral process being held up for 30 days until all supporting documentation is received. Failure to receive all documentation required will result in the referral being rejected.
Please forward medical letter of referral to Access and Intake:
T: 1300 3 iCARE (1300 342 273)