Advice and Guidance Service

Electronic consultant level Advice & Guidance can be obtained from GHNHSFT using the NHS e-Referral Service (formerly Choose & Book) within a range of specialties. Please view the resource for further information.

Chronic Pain MDT (GHNHSFT)

Chronic Pain MDT provided by GHNHSFT includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Psychology and Consultants in Pain Medicine. Services include assessment of pain, education, advice and reassurance. Specialist Nurse can provide support for medication reduction if needed. Pain Self Management interventions including Pain Management Programmes, Mindfulness Courses and 1:1 CBT and specialist exercise interventions available.

Some people with particularly complex pain presentations may benefit from referral to the tertiary pain management service at the Bath Centre for Pain Services www.bathcentreforpainservices.nhs.uk. In order to access funding from NHS England referrals must be sent from secondary care services demonstrating that all local options have been exhausted or are inappropriate.

Referrals are accepted via letter from GP’s, MSK Interface services, Secondary Care, Mental Health.  Please include reason for referral, pain history, investigations performed and the results of these, PMH including relevant psychosocial history, previous medications tried and the response to them, current medications and allergies. Please send to Chronic Pain MDT, Beacon House, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN. Please use the referral form.

  • CGH
  • GRH
  • Stroud General Hospital (consultant clinic only)
  • Cirencester Hospital (consultant clinic only)
  • Dilke Memorial Hospital (consultant clinic only)
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