Pain Medicine Outpatient Clinics are held at both East Surrey Hospital and Crawley Hospital on various days of the week.
The first outpatient appointment usually lasts around 30 minutes. The consultant records the patient’s relevant history and general health, and a physical examination will usually take place focussing on the painful area.
A plan of treatment is discussed with the patient at this first outpatient appointment. A follow up appointment may be given, typically lasting for around 15 minutes if the Consultant wishes to review the treatment, particularly following an interventional procedure.