Presentation on theme: "Chronic Pain Service 2014 Dr J M Davies Consultant Anaesthetist."— Presentation transcript:
Chronic Pain Service 2014 Dr J M Davies Consultant Anaesthetist
Development timeline Appointed 2002, 2 clinics per month, Oban 2004, Monthly clinics, Oban 3. Peripheral clinics delivered in primary care (Lorn, C’town.,Tarbert, Connel and LGH medical centres) 2007, 3 Oban monthly, C’town. and Lochgilphead 0.5
Time line 2011 0.5 wte Pain Nurse appointed, provision increased, 5 Oban, 0.5 C’town. +LGH monthly. 2014 Oban sessions increased for treatments. 3 Block sessions, 2Nurse treatment clinics 2 Outpatient clinics per month Some treatments now delivered in LGH and C’town. with nurse support.
The way ahead Currently a Highland wide review underway as part of a National process. Movement towards a more telephone based triage system. Improve psychology input locally, PMP Expand the team including other disciplines