UK Government to reclassify pregabalin and gabapentin after rise in deaths

We at Pain Concern wish to address the recent articles published in Pulse Today titled ‘Pregabalin and gabapentine set to become controlled drugs’ on the 21st September, and the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on the 25th September 2017 titled ‘UK government to reclassify pregabalin and
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Pain Concern’s response to NHS England’s proposal to restrict prescribing of certain pain medicines by general practitioners

Pain Concern is a national charity that supports those who live with long term pain, and those who care for them, by providing information on pain and its management through a variety of media platforms. We also raise awareness about pain and the need to improve the provision of pain
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Response to news reports regarding fentanyl

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Pain Concern supports the following press release from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Faculty of Pain Medicine  “Response to recent news reports regarding fentanyl “The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and The Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) are concerned with misinfor
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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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Airing Pain Programme 54: Opioids, memories and prison healthcare

Delving into the issues surrounding opioids and healthcare within prisons and investigating the relationship between memory and pain.
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Airing Pain Programme 61: Deciding together

How shared decision making works in practice, plus, making IT work for people in pain and healthcare professionals.
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