Websites

Painaustralia

http//www.painaustralia.org.au

Painaustralia has an excellent website. It provides a list of pain services across Australia.

NSW Health’s Patients and Consumers guide: Managing Your Chronic Pain

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/pharmaceutical/patients/Pages/default.aspx

NSW Health’s Patients and Consumers guide/Managing Your Chronic Pain focuses on acute and chronic pain.

Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Psychology’s Pain Management Unit Psychology Service

http://www.rah.sa.gov.au/psychology/clinpsy4.php

The Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Psychology’s Pain Management Unit Psychology Service provides specialist services for chronic pain sufferers and their families.

American Chronic Pain Association

https://theacpa.org/

The American Chronic Pain Association’s work includes helping people with chronic pain and their families.

Pain Management Research Institute

http://www.pmri.med.usyd.edu.au/

The Pain Management Research Institute (PMRI), a joint initiative between the University of Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital (and a division of the Kolling Institute of Medical Research), conducts basic and clinical research and professional development for health professionals.

Chronic Pain Australia

http://www.chronicpainaustralia.org.au

Chronic Pain Australia assists people with chronic pain across all age groups. The organisation convenes National Pain Week annually.

Australian Pain Management Association

http://www.painmanagement.org.au

The Australian Pain Management Association Inc (APMA) is a national health promotion charity providing services including advocacy and mentoring and support for pain sufferers and their families and friends.

Pelvic Pain Foundation

http://www.pelvicpain.org.au

The Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia supports research and uses research to assist women, men and young people with pelvic pain.

Headache Australia

http://www.headacheaustralia.org.au

The information and support under Headache and Migraine in the Headache Australia website relates predominantly to types of headaches, medications and their management, and research into medications.