The FPM/RCoA Opioid Prescribing Project Working Party are pleased to release, ‘Surgery & Opioids: Best Practice Guidelines 2020' for open consultation. This document has been developed by a multidisciplinary working party and we would now like to seek wider views on the final draft.
The Faculty, alongside the RCoA, AoA, RPS, RCN, SBNS and APAGBI, have published updated guidance on Best Practice in the Management of Epidural Analgesia in the Hospital Setting.
The Faculty has published guidance on the resumption of pain services following the disruption by the COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance highlights considerations to help achieve this reset locally. As part of this approach, the FPM will be reviewing progress through surveys and invites reports of experiences of all kinds.
The Faculty is pleased to support the recommendations issued by the NSUKI regarding the management of implanted neurostimulation & Intrathecal drug delivery devices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FPM has created a list of key challenges faced by pain services as a result of COVID-19 as well as selected statements and resources. This information is intended to support and enable best local decision-making and will be updated regularly.