Powerful painkiller use ‘doubled in 15 years’ – BBC Article

The BBC has published an article concerning the rising use of ‘potentially addictive painkillers’ in England. You can read it here.
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Transcript – Programme 90: Back Pain

David Rogers, physiotherapist and co-author of ‘Back to Life’, explains the biopsychosocial model and simple, effective ways to manage persistent back pain. To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. This programme was funded by a grant
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Transcript – Programme 91: Not an Old Man’s Disease

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis and affects 1 in 40 people in the UK. So why do we still see it as something that exists only in the pages of Victorian novels? In this episode of Airing Pain we go inside the Houses of Parliament and speak with MPs, clinicians, p
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Transcript – Programme 88: What to EXPPECT When You’re in Pelvic Pain

We visit the EXPPECT pelvic pain clinic, where women share their experiences and advice for living with persistent bladder and pelvic pain.   To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. Paul Evans: This is Airing Pain, a programme brought to yo
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Transcript – Programme 87: Vulvodynia

To listen to the programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Please click here. From diagnosis difficulties to defining gender: the effects of vulvodynia on women today. Paul Evans: This is Airing Pain, a programme brought to you by Pain Concern, the UK charity providing information a
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Airing Pain Programme 86: Sickle Cell Disease

Patient and clinician perspectives on living with Sickle Cell disease and the importance of a multidisciplinary approach                     Please tell us what you think of Airing Pain by filling in a short survey. For a full transcript of this programme please click here. This editi
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Self-management workshop in Glasgow

Pain Concern Workshop - supporting people with chronic pain develop self management approaches
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Joint Pain Concern-NHS pain education project wins awards

Pain Concern’s collaboration with Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GGC) NHS was a winner last night at the Alliance Scotland’s Self Management Awards. The project won in the Self Management Supporting Health and Social Care Partnership of the Year category. The pilot project nom
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Push Parliament to recognise burden of pain

Write to your MP and urge them to help bring attention to the impact of chronic pain
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Airing Pain Programme 85: Pain in Europe

Why pain is a matter of life and death, the struggle for diagnosis and challenging misperceptions of palliative care.
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