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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 Richard Edwards, Lead Clinician APS
  • Senior Sister Laura Oxborough Cook, Acute Pain Specialist Nurse
  • Charge Nurse Bill Palastre, Acute Pain Specialist Nurse
  • Sister MJ Tomines, Acute Pain Specialist Nurse
  • Sister Rebecca Pearce, Acute Pain Specialist Nurse
  • Fiona Pietersen, Lead Pharmacist
  • 2nd On-Call Anaesthetist evenings & weekends

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