Pain Australia launches ‘Cost of Pain’ Report

In the most comprehensive financial analysis of chronic pain in Australia to date, The cost of pain in Australia report by Deloitte Access Economics reveals the staggering cost of chronic pain on Australian lives and the economy. 

More than three million Australians live with chronic pain which significantly impacts on their ability to work, sleep and maintain relationships.  As a nation the pain price tag is already $139 billion per annum.

Painaustralia’s The cost of pain in Australia report and National Strategic Action Plan for pain management table a number of pathways to address this burgeoning issue.