Chronic Pain

Educational resources, local processes and current evidence supporting the provision of best practices by health care professionals in the management of chronic pain.

Locations & Contacts

Zone Location Service Level Address   Contacts/Hours and Days of Operation Pain Self-Management
Program (PSMP)
Central Zone Halifax Tertiary Care Clinic QEII HSC - Dickson Building

Tel: 902-473-4130
Fax: 902-473-4126

Mon-Fri: 8:00am- 4:00pm

All areas have access to a Pain Self-Management Program

Click on the link below for further details:

PSMP Patient Information Sheet

Windsor Secondary Care Clinic Hants Community Hospital

Tel: 902-792-2271
Fax: 902-473-4126

8:00am - 4:00pm

Eastern Zone Antigonish* Primary Care Clinic St. Martha’s Regional Hospital

Tel: 1-800-270-4776 ext. 3312

8:30am - 4:00pm

Sydney Secondary Care Clinic Cape Breton Regional Hospital

Tel: 902-567-8183
Fax: 902-567-8188

8:00am - 4:00pm

North Sydney Infusion Clinic Northside General Hospital

Tel: 902-794-8894

Northern Zone Truro* Primary Care Clinic Colchester East Hants Health Centre

Tel: 1-800-270-4776 ext. 3312

8:30am - 4:30pm

Amherst* Primary Care Clinic Amherst Mental Health Building

Tel: 1-800-270-4776 ext. 3312

8:30am - 4:30pm

New Glasgow Primary Care Clinic New Glasgow Community Health Centre

Tel: 1-800-270-4776 ext. 3312

Western Zone Yarmouth* Primary Care Clinic Yarmouth Regional Hospital

Tel: 902-742-3542
ext. 1692

8:00am - 4:00pm

Berwick Primary Care Clinic Western Kings Memorial Health Centre Tel: 902-538-7102
Fax: 902-538-7996

8:00am - 4:00pm
IWK HA Halifax Find more information IWK Health Centre Tel: 902-470-8769
Fax: 902-470-7911

Service Levels

Primary Care Clinics - Primary Care Clinics offer team assessments and will offer the primary care provider recommendations on how to help you manage the patients’ pain. Each clinic will also offer a Pain Self-Management Program.

Secondary Care Clinics - Secondary Care Clinics also offer team assessments, but are also able to offer nerve blocks within the clinic and in some cases medication trials. They may have individual/group counselling available along with the ability to provide individual/group physiotherapy instruction. Each clinic will also offer a Pain Self-Management Program.

Tertiary Care Clinic - There is one Tertiary Care Clinic in Nova Scotia. This clinic is located in Halifax and is resourced to meet complex needs. This clinic offers team assessments, several pain specialists, addiction specialist, medication trials, offers complex blocks, individual physiotherapy/counselling and vocational support. This clinic will also offer a Pain Self-Management Program.