Chronic Pain

For most patients, after discussions with their GP, self-management of their pain is often effective and the most convenient option.

Unfortunately we do not provide a chronic pain service within the Trust, GP’s / Consultants can directly refer patients to the specialist community pain management service. In Shropshire, this will always be Connect Health in the first instance. This service offers individualised advice, care, and support for patients with long term or chronic pain. including with management of medicines.

Support groups

There’s lots of self-help advice available from a variety of organisations supporting people living with long-term pain, such as: