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Setting up a transitional pain service

In this video we hear from Drs Clarke and Anwar about the challenges they encountered setting up transitional pain services in Toronto and London.

In this step, we hear from Dr Hance Clarke, Director of Pain Services at the Toronto General Hospital and President-Elect of the Canadian Pain Society, Dr Praveen Ganty, Staff Anaesthesiologist at Toronto General Hospital and Lecturer at the University of Toronto, and Dr Sibtain Anwar, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. They share their experiences in setting up and running transitional pain services, the challenges they encountered, and the successes of this therapeutic approach.

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