Transcript – Programme 115: Neuropathic Pain 1 of 2: Targeted Pain Managment Programmes

Understanding the differences between neuropathic and non-neuropathic pain, and the varied responses they demand. To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF? Click here. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans investigates the ideas behind Pain Management Programm
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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; and opioids. The purpose of the leaflets is to equip people with authoritative information abou
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Chronic pain after surgery

Chronic pain after surgery What is chronic post-surgical pain? How common is it? How is it treated? Professor Julie Bruce & Professor Stephan Schug explain What is chronic post-surgical pain? Let’s start with some definitions – acute postoperative pain is the pain experienced imme
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Airing Pain 115: Neuropathic Pain 1 of 2: Targeted Pain Managment Programmes

Exploring neuropathic pain and the various ways it can be managed For a full transcript of this programme, please click here. Understanding the differences between neuropathic and non-neuropathic pain, and the varied responses they demand. In this edition of Airing Pain, Paul Evans in
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Reclassification of Pregabalin and Gabapentin

As mentioned in the Latest News post of 17th October 2018 – and also featured in the forthcoming issue, issue 71, of Pain Matters – as of 1st April 2019, prescription drugs Pregabalin and Gabapentin are to be reclassified as Class C controlled substances. NHS England has j
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Glasgow Pain Education Sessions under new administration from 23/08/2018

The Glasgow Pain Education Sessions are from 23/08/2018 to be managed and administered ‘in-house’ by the NHS. To enquire about the pain education sessions or to book to attend a pain education session please phone as previously 0300 323 9966 or text 0754 822 9958. The pain
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Call to participate in research study focusing on effects of long term pain

Are you living with chronic pain? Swansea University are conducting a research study to assess people’s understanding and experiences of long term medication for chronic pain. If you live in Swansea, Bridgend, or Neath Port Talbot and would like to get involved, please click the link
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Pain Concern featured on HealthUnlocked Advent Calendar

In the days leading up to Christmas, HealthUnlocked is hosting an advent calendar featuring a different health condition and its associated online community. Each post will feature facts, symptoms, management techniques and much more; from common to rare health conditions. Pain Concer
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The British Pain Society needs your support!

            The British Pain Society has launched a new campaign; PAIN:LESS. Its goal is to raise awareness of how pain affects people in the UK, to raise visibility and to facilitate dialogues for those people who are suffering in silence, and they need
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Chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

Chronic pain after breast cancer surgery By Professor Julie Bruce Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women, and surgery – either to the breast and/or the underarm area – is the main treatment. There are two main types of breast operation: a mastectomy (removal of the wh
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