Pain Advice & Guidance


From 20th April 2020 Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust will be offering an advice and guidance service on e-Referrals for Chronic Pain and Pain Management queries.


GPs are now able to request Consultant advice regarding:

The service aims to offer advice on the management and treatment options for GPs to consider prior to referral with the goal of reducing the number of patients who need to be seen face-to-face (as set out in the GP Forward view). 


Exclusion Criteria


Information required

If the patient is already under a Pain Consultant, please include the details in the request, in order that discussions can be had with the relevant Consultant as required.

Please note:

Clinical responsibility remains with the GP until the patient is seen within secondary care.