The Alberta Pain Strategy (2019-2024) outlines a coordinated, provincial approach to help Albertans manage pain across their lifespan.
The strategy was developed by a multi-stakeholder group led by Alberta Health Services’ Strategic Clinical Networks (SCNs) and the Pain Society of Alberta. More than 360 healthcare providers, administrators, researchers, patients and families from across Alberta came together, shared their knowledge, experience and perspectives, and contributed to the development of the strategy over two years (Dec 2017 to Oct 2019).
With an overall vision of achieving excellence in pain management across the lifespan for all Albertans, the Alberta Pain Strategy (APS) focuses on three main areas:
Canadian Pain Task Force
To learn more, or become involved,