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Chronic pain services

Response to official information request

Are chronic pain services separately funded by the DHB? If so please provided data on:

  1. Budgeted and actual expenditure in 2017/2018 and 2018/2019
  2. Number of pain specialists/consultants employed by the DHB
  3. Number of patients (both non-ACC and ACC patients) who received services in 2017/2018 and 2018/2019
  4. Average waiting times for an appointment following referral from a GP or other health practitioner
  5. Makeup and dedicated FTE of the multidisciplinary team workforce.
  6. What steps is the DHB taking to improve chronic pain services?

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