[PDF] The national pain audit: third report. Focus on safety and outcomes

British Pain Society - BPS
British Pain Society
Publication date:
29 October 2013


A British Pain Society and Dr Foster Intelligence joint Audit has found that safety protocols need to be reviewed in many specialist pain services to ensure that mental health risk assessment and full case reviews of missed diagnoses are routinely performed. The report recommended that specialist training is given to staff so they can better identify and manage those at risk.