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Acute pain

What the service does
How to access the service
Opening hours
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What the service does

The acute pain service provides safe and effective management of acute pain using techniques and therapies such as:

  • epidural
  • patient controlled analgesia (PCA)
  • peripheral nerve infusion of local anaesthetic

How to access the service

You can be referred to the acute pain service by:

  • medical or nursing staff
  • allied health professionals

Opening hours

The acute pain service is on four sites:

Royal Victoria Hospital
Every day, 8am to 4pm
Belfast City Hospital
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
Mater Hospital
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
Musgrave Park Hospital
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

Consultants also go around the wards each week in the Royal Victoria Hospital and Belfast City Hospital.

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Locations where this service is delivered