St Andrew's Multidisciplinary Pain Service (StAMPS)
StAMPS is a multidisciplinary pain service offered by St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital that provides expertise and holistic management of the patient with persistent pain.
Designed to world’s best practice standards, StAMPS is another example of St Andrew’s commitment to the establishment of leading interdisciplinary clinical centres of excellence. In keeping with the St Andrew’s Pelvic Medicine Centre and the Asia Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation, StAMPS uses the latest approaches and technologies combined with early intervention to treat patients suffering from persistent pain.
- Individual assessments by leading pain specialists
- Interventional pain treatments by StAMPS specialists
- Individualised psychology, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, evaluation and management
- Persistent Pain Program - an intensive 4 week program, 3 days a week on an outpatient basis
- Specialised inpatient treatment at the St Andrew’s Pain & Dependency Unit
The service incorporates:
- a series of individual assessments;
- an intensive four week program; and
- a two-day pre-intensive program
StAMPS medical team is:
- Interventional Pain Specialists, Dr Jason Ray, Dr Richard Pendleton and Dr Jayne Berryman;
- Addiction Medicine Specialist, Dr Christian Rowan;
- Rehabilitation Specialist/Pain Specialist, Dr Wilbur Chan
StAMPS multidisciplinary team includes:
- Occupational therapists
- Administrative support staff
How do I refer to StAMPS?
Patients can be referred to StAMPS by their GP or specialist. A referral ensures that the patient will be assessed and treated by the appropriate specialist depending on their needs.