Chronic Pain Services
Chronic Pain

We are here to support you in your pain management journey. We will work with you and your primary care provider to arm you with tools and strategies to help manage your pain and improve your quality of life.

Chronic pain services helps individuals manage pain and improve their health, function and well-being. The chronic pain teams provides assessments, treatments and education for people with chronic pain.

The teams may include doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers and other health care professionals that specialize in pain management. Services vary based on facility, area of the province and level of care.

A referral from your primary care provider (doctor or Nurse Practitioner) is required to be seen in one of our clinics.

Some of the strategies they may recommend include:

  • Education on self-management and understanding pain
  • Medication
  • Psychological support
  • Exercise and physical therapy
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Relaxation strategies
  • Nerve blocks
  • Ergonomic strategies
  • Strategies for improving sleep, physical fitness, energy/fatigue, nutrition, and mental health
  • Connecting to social and community services

Please check below for the clinic/service level closest to you.

Zone Location Service Level Address   Contacts/Hours and Days of Operation Pain Self-Management
Program (PSMP)
Central Zone Halifax Tertiary Care Clinic QEII HSC - Dickson Building

Tel: 902-473-4130
Fax: 902-473-4126

Mon-Fri: 8:00am- 4:00pm

All areas have access to a Pain Self-Management Program

Click on the link below for further details:

PSMP Patient Information Sheet

Windsor Secondary Care Clinic Hants Community Hospital

Tel: 902-792-2271
Fax: 902-473-4126

8:00am - 4:00pm

Eastern Zone Antigonish* Primary Care Clinic St. Martha’s Regional Hospital

Tel: 1-800-270-4776 ext. 3312

8:30am - 4:00pm

Sydney Secondary Care Clinic Cape Breton Regional Hospital

Tel: 902-567-8183
Fax: 902-567-8188

8:00am - 4:00pm

North Sydney Infusion Clinic Northside General Hospital

Tel: 902-794-8894

Northern Zone Truro* Primary Care Clinic Colchester East Hants Health Centre

Tel: 1-800-270-4776 ext. 3312

8:30am - 4:30pm

Amherst* Primary Care Clinic Amherst Mental Health Building

Tel: 1-800-270-4776 ext. 3312

8:30am - 4:30pm

New Glasgow Primary Care Clinic New Glasgow Community Health Centre

Tel: 1-800-270-4776 ext. 3312


Western Zone Yarmouth* Primary Care Clinic Yarmouth Regional Hospital

Tel: 902-742-3542
ext. 1692

8:00am - 4:00pm

Berwick Primary Care Clinic Western Kings Memorial Health Centre Tel: 902-538-7102
Fax: 902-538-7996

8:00am - 4:00pm

IWK HA Halifax Find more information IWK Health Centre Tel: 902-470-8769
Fax: 902-470-7911
*When there is an active/established access to an anesthesiologist, these clinics are considered Secondary Pain Clinic.