By Dr Julie Bruce Breast cancer is the commonest cancer affecting women and surgery is the main treatment, either to the breast and/or the underarm area. There are two main types of breast operation, mastectomy (removal of the whole breast) or removal of the cancerous lump, called lum
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The 62nd edition of Pain Matters has hit the newsstands. Packed with news, comment and features, it’s a must-read for people living with chronic pain, their families and health professionals. Green fingers? In this issue, we take a look at some ways to get growing and take advantage o
ACHIEVEMENTS Airing Pain radio programme This ever-popular programme continues our collaboration with Sony award-winning broadcaster Paul Evans and internet disability radio station, Able Radio. There are now over 65 innovative half-hour podcasts on our website, informing and supporti
A British Pain Society and Dr Foster Intelligence joint Audit has found that safety protocols need to be reviewed in many specialist pain services to ensure that mental health risk assessment and full case reviews of missed diagnoses are routinely performed.