2018 Spring Meeting

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Presentation slides

The following presentations and abstracts are available for viewing (login required). These presentations are for educational purposes only and not for public distribution.

Overview of the last 10 years in Hong Kong
Dr Steven Wong

Update on pain in UK / Nice Guidelines – Recommendations vs regulations for analysis
Dr Stephen Ward

Opioid stewardship
Dr Joann Rotherham

Hong Kong perspective, the use of medication & approach to use of opioids
Professor Cheung Chi Wai

Slow-release opioids in acute pain
Professor Stephan Schug

Update on cannabinoids, our position
Professor Milton Cohen

Rheumatoid arthritis, the new way?
Associate Professor David Bossingham

Analysis of the recent Dutch study. Amsterdam trial and outcomes.
Interventional pain and the UK experience.

Dr Stephen Ward

Interventional pain medicine assessing the evidence
Dr Diarmuid McCoy

Neuromodulation trends in Hong Kong
Professor Cheung Chi Wai

Supporting cultural capability – an example from psychiatry
Dr Jason Lee

Why are doctors not referring their Indigenous patients to a pain clinic?
Dr Matthew Bryant

Interventional pain forum
Dr Mick Vagg

Changing role of pain intervention in Hong Kong from xray to ultrasound
Dr Chan Wing Sang

Epidural injections – the good, the bad and the ugly
Dr Stephen Ward

Training of Faculty of Pain Medicine in Hong Kong
Dr Lim Huey Sing

Personality and pain
Dr Khaldoon AlSaee

Lessons from Tele-oncology
Professor Sabe Sabesan


Continuing professional development (CPD)

2018 ANZCA CPD program credits.
This event can be claimed by ANZCA CPD participants within the knowledge and skills category.  Please visit the website for more information.

ANZCA/FPM members will automatically have their attendance accredited to their CPD portfolio following the meeting.

Healthcare industry sponsorship and exhibition opportunities 

We acknowledge the generous support of our major sponsors:


We are inviting organisations to consider the benefits and opportunities associated with becoming involved as a sponsor or exhibitor of the FPM Spring Meeting. The Organising Committee recognises the need to strengthen and enhance partnerships and is committed to bringing the interest of both parties together to build strong and worthwhile relationships. For more information and a copy of the prospectus, please contact Ms Eleni Koronakos. 

For further details about the meeting, please contact the meeting secretariat:

Eleni Koronakos
Senior Events Officer
P: +61 3 8517 5308
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