Developing a Community Chronic Pain Service

An interactive training and workshop day to support you to develop realistic plans for a community chronic pain service. Run by the Community Chronic Pain and Orthopaedic Services, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust.

"We realise many CCGs are considering the benefits of commissioning a community chronic pain service. As one of the national leaders in this field we have had a community pain service for over 9 years. We work together with our local acute provider to deliver an integrated chronic pain service across 5 CCGs. We are currently being approached by CCGs across the country to share our skills and expertise to support the development of their local business plans."

Provisional Agenda:


  • An in-depth insight into the east Kent model – clinical and operational
  • Commissioning challenges and pitfalls
  • Effectiveness and efficiencies – Proving clinical and financial outcomes
  • Making the transition from current services to an aspirational future model


  • Mapping current local services
  • Mapping options for a future model
  • Identifying key steps to achieving success

Target Audience:

  • Individuals or groups who would be key stakeholders in developing community pain services, including: commissioners; clinicians and operational managers.


  • 1 – 4 delegates - £60 / person
  • 5 or more delegates - £50 / person

Enquiries and further booking information:


Tel: 01233 667716

Date and Time: 
Friday, 6 November, 2015 - 09:30 to 16:00
Inn on the Lake
DA12 3HB
United Kingdom