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New Year's Day: 01 January 2019 Closed
Australia Day: 28 January 2019 Closed
Good Friday: 19 April 2019 Closed
Easter Saturday: 20 April 2019 Closed
Easter Sunday: 21 April 2019 Closed
Easter Monday: 22 April 2019 Closed
Anzac Day: 25 April 2019 Closed
Queen's Birthday: 10 June 2019 Closed
Labour Day: 07 October 2019 Closed
Christmas Day: 25 December 2019 Closed
Boxing Day: 26 December 2019 Closed
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Hunter Integrated Pain Service (HIPS) provides multidisciplinary assessment and treatment for people with chronic non-cancer and cancer pain. The Acute Pain Service at John Hunter Hospital is linked to HIPS and manages post-operative and post-trauma pain.
HIPS also works collaboratively with the Complex Paediatric Pain Team at John Hunter Children's Hospital and the Palliative Care team at the Newcastle Calvary Mater Hospital.
The HIPS team includes clerical, nursing, physiotherapy and psychology staff, along with doctors from anaesthesia, liaison psychiatry and pain medicine.