Pain Care Service
INPATIENTS / WARD BASED ONLY
Our service provides advice and support to all healthcare staff, ensuring that they are equipped to enable good pain care practices. This in-patient service covers all clinical areas Trust-wide. In setting the evidence based standard for pain care, our speciality team oversees best practice with an aim to optimise the management of patients who may experience pain (and to prevent pain arising) during their hospital stay.
Key telephone numbers
01708 435 288
We offer a seven day per week service. Pain care nurse rounds occur daily and a consultant doctor round takes place each Friday morning.
King George Hospital
We offer five-day per week cover. Pain care nurse rounds occur Monday to Friday and a consultant doctor round takes place on a Tuesday afternoon.
Lead consultant: Dr Umo Etuk
Specialist practitioner: Pat Fisk
Senior nurses: Rue Chitapa
Sisters: Shering Puthussery, Kasia Ostasweska
Referrals and other information
The nurse team takes referrals from any healthcare worker and will also accept self-referral by patients. They can be contacted to discuss any relevant issues on 01708 435 127