A morning of good ideas and information, an afternoon of co-design with clinicians in Western Sydney. What do we imagine together for a great pain service in western Sydney?

09:00am Dr Coralie Wales Welcome to NPW17. Conference themes - what has and hasn't changed in the last decade?
09:20 Sr Mary-Lynne Cochrane A team is crucial in managing chronic pain
09:40 Ms Fiona Hodson Resources for people living with pain
10:00 Prof Michael Nicholas The Agency for Clinical Innovation - what progress has beedn made since 2010?
10:20 Dr Caroline West Can you prevent chronic pain? What can strengthen the relationship between GP and person in pain?
10:50  MORNING TEA  
11:20 Dr Alister Ramachandran The challenge of providing a pain service in Western Sydney Local Health District
11:40 Dr Chris Hayes Knowing what works - ePPOC is tracking clinic results
12:00 Dr Blake Dear e-clinic for people in pain
12:20 Mr Michael Ackroyd My royal headache
12:30 Mr Anthony Ackroyd "Be Bold and Laugh!"
1:00pm LUNCH  
2:00pm Dr Coralie Wales Co-designing a pain service in western Sydney
4:00pm Close  



Westmead Hospital Loewenthal Auditorium.


Friday 28 July morning

then, during the afternoon ...

a Co-design workshop

For people living with chronic pain and their families and friends, as well as those who provide services for them.

We invite you along to this great opportunity

The aim?

In 2016 we started a conversation about what people in pain and clinicians consider a great pain service would be in western Sydney. This year we will continue that conversation and build the momentum for a great pain service for people in western Sydney.

Who should attend?

  • People living with chronic pain
  • People who care about people living with chronic pain
  • GPs interested and concerned about chronic pain
  • Allied health practitioners
  • Hospital based clinicians wanting to strengthen healthcare for people living with chronic pain
  • Ambulance, Emergency and trauma personnel
  • Community pharmacists

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