Clinical information related to the Pain Control Service

Here you can download information on everyday, acute and chronic pain management for children. There are also some links and references to further information which might help you to understand and manage your child's pain.

Information leaflets

Helping your child cope with pain

Surgical pain

Chronic pain

Other pain management

Further resources




  • Butler, D and Moseley, G (2003) Explain Pain (Adelaide: Noigroup Publications).
  • Cuthbert, T and Kajander, R (2007) Be the Boss of Your Pain: Self-care for kids (Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing).
  • Morgan, M (2010) GrrrOUCH! Pain is like a grouchy bear (Ontario: General Store Publishing).