Patient Services

Patient Services at the Pain Management & Research Centre

The Michael J Cousins Pain Management & Research Centre (PMRC) is a purpose designed clinical facility in the Douglas Building of Royal North Shore Hospital constructed with funds donated by the business cummunity and the general public.

  • It is in a separate area to the main hospital

  • Both insured and non-insured patients are assessed and treated


The activities of the Centre include:

  • A large clinical service for acute, subacute, chronic and cancer pain (40,000 episodes of patient care per annum)

  • Group and individual patient services conducted by a multidisciplinary staff

  • Treatments include (alone and in combination) pharmacotherapy, electrical stimulation, radiofrequency ablations, psychological and physiotherapy management



Need an Appointment?

If you have acute, chronic or cancer pain and would like to make an appointment you first need to:


  • Visit your GP

  • Ask for a referral

  • Gather all relevant test results, scans and medical reports

  • Call 02 9463 1500

  • Appointments



Amanda Galvin

Michael J Cousins Pain Management & Research Centre

Royal North Shore Hospital, Douglas Building

T: +61 (0)2 9463 1500   |   F: +61 (0)2 9463 1050


Shaan & Geoffrey Verco, Pain Foundation Ltd

c/- PMRC, Douglas Building

Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW 2065

T: +61 (0)2 8387 3483



Pain Clinical Service Centre

Michael J Cousins Pain Management & Research Centre

Douglas Building, Royal North Shore Hospital

St Leonards  NSW  2065

T: +61 (0)2 9463 1500


© 2017 Pain FoundationLimited. All rights reserved.


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