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Persistent pain clinics

There are 6 persistent pain management services in Queensland:

Referral pathways

The referral should be directed to the closest, most appropriate service for the patient. Download the referral pathway tool (PDF 298 kB), or refer to the table below to determine the most appropriate service.

It may be helpful to check with the particular pain service you are intending to refer to as some are shared geographical locations. GPs can use their local HealthPatways to refer.

Medicare local Queensland Health multidisciplinary pain service

Far North
Townsville - Mackay

  • North Queensland persistent pain management service

Central and North West

  • North Queensland persistent pain management service
  • The Professor Tess Cramond multidisciplinary pain centre

Central Queensland
Metro North
Moreton Bay branch network

  • The Professor Tess Cramond multidisciplinary pain centre

Darling Downs - South West

  • The Professor Tess Cramond multidisciplinary pain centre or
  • Gold Coast interdisciplinary persistent pain centre

West Moreton - Oxley

  • Sunshine Coast persistent pain management service
  • The Professor Tess Cramond multidisciplinary pain centre
  • Metro South persistent pain management service
  • Gold Coast interdisciplinary persistent pain centre

Wide Bay
Sunshine Coast

  • Sunshine Coast persistent pain management service
Metro South
  • Metro South persistent pain management service
Gold Coast
  • Gold Coast interdisciplinary persistent pain centre

The referral should be directed to the principal pain medicine physician in the relevant service.

North Queensland persistent pain management service

Clinics, enquiries and referrals:
Ground floor
281-285 Ross River Road
Aitkenvale Qld 4814

Postal address:
IMB 117 PO Box 670
Townsville Qld 4810

Phone: (07) 4433 2218
Fax: (07) 4433 2223
Email: NQPPMS@health.qld.gov.au
Clinic hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm

Sunshine Coast persistent pain management service

Postal address:
PO Box 547
Nambour Qld 4560

Phone: (07) 5470 6785
Fax: (07) 5370 3587

The Professor Tess Cramond multidisciplinary pain centre

Postal address:
Level 4, James Mayne Building
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Herston Qld 4029

Phone: (07) 3646 6141
Fax: (07) 3646 6142

Metro South persistent pain management service

Postal address:
Central Referral Hub
PO Box 4195
Eight Mile Plains Qld 4113

Phone: 1300 364 155
Fax: 1300 364 248

Gold Coast persistent pain management service

Postal address:
Suite 3, Campus Alpha
2 Investigator Drive
Robina Qld 4226

Phone: (07) 5668 6825
Fax: (07) 5680 9539

Statewide persistent pain management clinical network

The Statewide persistent pain management clinical network (SPPMCN) is led by a multidisciplinary steering committee with geographical and service delivery representation including both public and private specialists.

Read more about the SPPMCN

Last updated: 26 July 2019