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Our pain service cares for patients with pain related to injuries, operations, tests, procedures and medical conditions.
It is important for children to be able to tell us when they are in pain and how much pain they are in, and we have worked hard to give all of our patients an effective way to communicate this to us.
The pain service:
Within the Pain Service at Alder Hey, there is a multidisciplinary chronic pain service, that includes clinical psychology and physiotherapy. Click the below links to view relevant information:
Useful resources for patients and families
Chronic pain service during the COVID-19 pandemic
You can download Painbusters, a cartoon guide to pain relief at Alder Hey. It's designed for the whole family and you can read about how we can measure pain, how we can manage pain, the types of pain medicine we use, and some special pain-relieving techniques we can use after surgery.
Alder Hey Children's Charity