Barbara Walker Centre for Pain Management
The Barbara Walker Centre for Pain Management (BWCPM) is predominantly an outpatient multidisciplinary services that provides assessment, treatment and consultation for patients with persistent pain. The service comprises specialist pain clinicians working as an integrated team to address the medical, physical and psycho-social factors contributing to the persistence of pain and its consequent disability.
Our team believes in applying evidence based practice in the pursuit of best outcomes for our clients.
We believe in the St Vincent’s values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence and strive to uphold these in the delivery of our service.
We are committed to your wellbeing and ask that you return this commitment with respect for our staff, underpinned by the St Vincent’s non-aggression policy.
v Medical Specialists: Pain, Rehabilitation, Dental and Psychiatry
v Clinical Nurse Consultant
v Research Assistant
v Administration / reception
There are no costs to public patients as BWCPM is a public service. Workcover, TAC or Veteran Affairs patients will be billed accordingly.
Level 1, Daly Wing
St Vincent's (Fitzroy campus)
35 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy
Clinical Nurse Consultant
All patients referred to the BWCPM are triaged by the nurse consultant and appointments are organised according to the information provided at the time of referral.
The following links have pain management information that you may find useful.
Information for GPs - Barwon Health Pain Mangament Unit
Information for patients - painHEALTH
Hunter Pain Clinic
Chronic Pain Australia
Australian Pain Management Association
National Prescribing Service