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Advice & Guidance - Pain Management

Checked: 02-02-2021 by Vicky Ryan Next Review: 01-02-2023


Before Pain Clinic referral or advice and guidance referrers may like to consider guidelines and resources on Remedy including:

NBT Pain Management Advice & Guidance

The Pain Management Team at NBT are able to give advice on the appropriateness of a referral. 

They are unable to give medication advice for patients they have not seen in the Pain Clinic. If a patient is known to the Pain Clinic, they will consider requests for Advice and Guidance concerning medication

Email responses will be returned within 7 calendar days.

If a response has not been received within 7 calendar days please escalate this via

Efforts are made to ensure the accuracy and agreement of these guidelines, including any content uploaded, referred to or linked to from the system. However, BNSSG ICB cannot guarantee this. This guidance does not override the individual responsibility of healthcare professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of the individual patient, in consultation with the patient and/or guardian or carer, in accordance with the mental capacity act, and informed by the summary of product characteristics of any drugs they are considering. Practitioners are required to perform their duties in accordance with the law and their regulators and nothing in this guidance should be interpreted in a way that would be inconsistent with compliance with those duties.

Information provided through Remedy is continually updated so please be aware any printed copies may quickly become out of date.