Patients & Visitors

Acute Pain Service

About the Department

The Acute Pain Service (APS) was formed in 1992 to provide advanced analgesic techniques to all patients within the RUH.

The APS includes the following personnel:

  • Dr Jenny Tuckey, Lead Clinician APS
  • CN Bill Palastre & Sister Jane Armston, Acute Pain Specialists
  • Wendy Lloyd & Mandy Slatter, Pharmacists
  • 2nd On-Call Anaesthetist evenings & weekends
  • Recovery Nurses
  • Weekend ward rounds and out of hours APS referrals
  • Night Sisters after 21:00 hrs



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