Pain Management: steps for better care and faster recovery after surgery

14 Aug 2019

Felicia Cox talks about Pain Management 

In 2015, in her role as chair of the RCN pain and palliative care forum, Ms Cox the Chair of the RCN Pain & Palliative Care Forum led work to create a knowledge and skills framework on pain for
the whole nursing team, from healthcare assistants to nurse consultants.

Nurses are vital to good pain management which starts with a comprehensive assessment of the patient.  For patients having surgery, managing their pain effectively is key to a speedy and full recovery and nurses play a pivotal role in assessing and treating pain.

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