Airing Pain 108: Gender Differences

How men and women experience pain, arming yourself with the right information, and not being embarrassed about your condition.   This edition’s been part funded by the Women’s Fund of Scotland. Do women and men experience pain differently, or is it only our attitudes towards pain
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‘Growing problem’ of addiction to prescription drugs probed – BBC article

Public Health England is launching a review into “growing problem” of prescription drug addiction. The review, which will take a year, will cover: sedatives and anti-anxiety drugs known as benzodiazepines and z-drugs (zolpidem and zopiclone) painkillers called opioids, pre
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Medicines for long-term pain

Pain Concern has produced three expert information leaflets focusing on current, commonly prescribed pain medications: antidepressants for pain (amitriptyline); gabapentin & pregabalin; opioids. The purpose of the leaflets is to equip people with authoritative information about th
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Transcript – Programme 15: Effective communication: patients and professionals

Better communication for doctors and patients and how to make the most of medical appointments.
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Transcript – Programme 16: Power over mind and body

Date of release: 26th April 2011 For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Getting mind and body working together on a pain management programme, and loosening up with hydrotherapy. Pain management programmes teach people with pain the strategies they need to live as full a life
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Transcript – Programme 9: Relieving pain: TENS and acupuncture

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Date of release: 18th January 2011 How acupuncture and TENS can help relieve pain, plus, a new web service aiming to educate health professionals about pain. We take a look at the role of the pain specialist nurse in the community, eaves
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Transcript – Programme 41: Inside a multidisciplinary pain team

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. A look at how experts from different backgrounds work together in multidisciplinary pain teams. Presenter Paul Evans travels to Northern Ireland to meet a multidisciplinary pain team at Craigavon Area Hospital, including doctors, psychol
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Trawsgript – Airing Pain (Sôn am Boen) Rhaglen 51: Yn ymweld â rhaglen rheolaeth poen yn y gymuned

Mewnwelediadau ymarferol a phrofiadau newid bywyd ar gwrs rheolaeth poen yn y gymuned
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