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

Clinic locations

Queen’s Hospital

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.

Key staff

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