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Living Well with Persistent Pain Program


When pain lasts longer than three months things need to change. A multi-disciplinary, evidence-based and collaborative primary care pain management program combining a group program and individual pain service assessments. This program supports individuals to better understand their chronic pain, equips them with tools to improve their quality of life. This program aims to provide an accessible local service but has a focus on people who are waiting for hospital-based pain management services. Living Well With Persistent Pain is a Painwise Program, © Painwise Pty Ltd.

Patients are eligible if they are: 18 years of age, experiencing persistent pain which has lasted for more than 3-6 months, diagnosed with persistent pain, not suited for surgical or urgent pain specialist intervention, suitable for and willing to participate in group education, able to understand English written and spoken, willing to give consent for their de-identified data to be collected to evaluate the program.

Central Western Adelaide region

  • painprogramwest@adelaidephn.com.au
    phone: 08 8440 5200
    fax: 08 8440 5299

Northern Adelaide region

  • painprogramnorth@adelaidephn.com.au
    Note - commissioning currently underway for a northern provider but information and referrals options availble via above email
     

Please note: Adelaide PHN is working towards a dedicated but distinct Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) chronic pain program - for informaion please contact Adelaide PHN 8219 5900. 

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