Journal article

Health service utilisation by people living with chronic non-cancer pain: findings from the Pain and Opioids IN Treatment (POINT) study

Suzanne Nielsen, Gabrielle Campbell, Amy Peacock, Kimberly Smith, Raimondo Bruno, Wayne Hall, Milton Cohen, Louisa Degenhardt

Australian Health Review | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2016


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge study investigators not involved in the direct writing of this paper: Michael Farrell, Nicholas Lintzeris, Richard Mattick, Fiona Shand and Briony Larance. Thanks to Jessica Belcher, Sarah Freckleton, Kimberley Smith, Ranira Moodley, Rachel Urquhart-Secord and Anika Martin for their contribution to data collection. Thanks also to the POINT advisory committee for their advice on the design and conduct of the study. This study was funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; #1022522). LD, BL, SN, WH and RPM are supported by NHMRC research fellowships (#1013803, #1041472, and #569738). The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grant Fund. The funders had no role in the preparation or decision to submit this manuscript.