Fri, 03 Dec 2021 21:45:00 GMTSat, 04 Dec 2021 01:30:00 GMT


Chronic Pain Workshop for GPs, Nurses, Practice Managers, Health Administrators and Allied Health professionals presented by St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Pain Clinic.


  • Increase awareness of the referral pathway to SVHS Chronic Pain Clinic and key services we provide
  • Identify factors that contribute to movement difficulties in people living with chronic pain
  • Outline techniques and resources clinicians can utilise to support better movement
  • Identify risk factors for opioid dependence and provide a framework for safe opioid prescribing and weaning
  • Learn about the regulatory changes to opioid prescribing
  • To understand the underlying risk factors predisposing the transition from acute to chronic pain
  • Identify evidence-based multimodal approaches that can aid in the prevention of acute to chronic pain development


  • Associate Professor Anthony Richardson, Psychiatrist
  • Dr Martine O’Neill, Pain Specialist and Anaesthetist
  • Dr Jane Wheatley, Clinical Psychologist
  • Dr Sibella Bentley, Pain Fellow
  • Irina Grassi, Physiotherapist
  • Aine Killeen, Clinical Nurse Consultant

TARGET AUDIENCE: GPs, Nurses, Practice Managers, Health Administrators and Allied Health Professionals

VENUE: The Sapphire Room, Club Sapphire, 119 Main Street, Merimbula NSW 2548 (please use rear Entrance off the Car Park). Please advise any special dietary requirements for the day to

FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Annette Anido, Project Coordinator - Chronic Pain, COORDINARE on

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