How to Make a Referral
Paediatric Chronic Pain Program
The Paediatric Chronic Pain Program is currently accepting referrals from physicians at LHSC, St. Joseph’s Health Care, Fowler-Kennedy Institute and Parkwood. We will be expanding to accept referrals from other community physicians and centres in the near future.
Referring physicians should review the attached referral criteria and complete the following referral form, making sure to include all requested documentation.
Prior to referring to the Paediatric Chronic Pain Program, medical investigations related to the pain problem should be completed and reviewed with families. Once you are being seen by our program, the focus will shift to managing/decreasing chronic pain and reducing the impact that it has on your life. Typically it will not involve further medical testing (e.g. MRI’s, x-rays, CT scans, etc.). After a period of involvement with the Paediatric Chronic Pain Program, we will transition care back to the primary care team.