Champion of pain self-management and Co-creator of the Pain Toolkit Pete Moore speaks to Airing Pain‘s Paul Evans after being made an honorary member of the British Pain Society at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting. Many congratulations, Pete, from all of us at Pain Concern.
Today, February 6 marks the 10th annual Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. It’s an awful thing to have to commemorate. According to the World Health Organization, about 140 million women and girls are living with the consequences of FGM–the vast majority (about 101 million) in Afri
Interested in trying out acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)? Check out this trial of an online ACT programme for people living with long term pain. It’s FREE! To find out more about ACT for people living with pain, listen to our interview with David Gillanders.
December 10th is observed across the world as Human Rights Day. It honours the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (EDHR) back when it was first introduced on the 10th December 1948. This year’s Human Rights Day is devo
The winners for the 2015 Radio Productions Awards have been announced, with Airing Pain’s very own producer and presenter Paul Evans taking home the Best Nations & Regions Producer prize! Paul won the award (sponsored by Quattrain) for not only all of his invaluable work for us at Pain Con
“When it comes to opioids the dangers of physical dependance are well known. So why are doctors now handing out more than 22 millons presciption a year?” ~ Declan Lawn in Panorama’s “Hooked on Painkillers”. Did you happen to watch BBC Panorama last night? In their late
New award-winning research reveals self-management as a key route to improvement for people with chronic pain! Pain Concern has just released a new and unique study offering hope to the one-in-five people affected by and living with persistent pain in Scotland. Launched as part of Self-Management Aw
Urdu speakers in Bradford will soon have access to a pain management programme in their mother tongue with the launch of a new service in October. Physiotherapist Mohammad Shoiab (pictured) of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Living with Pain team joined forces with fellow Urdu-speaking colleag
Pain Concern has described as “deeply regrettable” a decision by NHS England to deprive chronic pain patients of access to two specialist treatments. The decision means that chronic pain patients will no longer be eligible for deep brain stimulation and intrathecal drug delivery in the future. The c