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Awards and Achievements

Pain Concern – Recent Achievements

January 18, 2023
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We're starting 2023 with a round-up of our recent achievements, including updates on our core services and the support that they provide. Activities Every month Pain Concern reaches over 8,000 people. Our charity provides high quality information and support to people living with pain and those who care for them, ...

Pain Concern receives Volunteer Friendly Award

December 1, 2022
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Pain Concern is delighted to have achieved the Volunteer Friendly Award. The award is a user-friendly quality standard which supports, recognises and rewards groups who are good at involving volunteers. We received feedback that our commitment and dedication to volunteers was evident throughout the Volunteer Friendly Award ...

Inspiring Volunteer Awards 2022 – Pain Concern Takes Home Awards

March 2, 2022
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We are thrilled to announce that our dedicated Audio Transcription Volunteers Alisa, Fiona, Cara and Owen were recognised this year at the Inspiring Volunteer Awards held at Edinburgh City Chambers. They play a huge role here at Pain Concern making our podcasts more accessible and inclusive, particularly ...

Recognition at Inspiring Volunteer Awards 2021

September 2, 2021
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We are thrilled to announce that last night at Volunteer Edinburgh Inspiring Volunteer Awards 2021, our helpline volunteers received recognition in the Team category! We want to say a huge congratulations and thank you to our team of volunteers! Here are some pictures from the big night! Certificate Helpline volunteer ...

Joint Pain Concern-NHS pain education project wins awards

October 5, 2016
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 winning team! The pilot project nominated for the award 'West ...

Radio Production Awards 2015 – The Winners!

November 25, 2015
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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 Concern; ...

Pain Concern’s research study wins two prizes!

May 12, 2015
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Pain Concern's research study, which has identified a range of common barriers which can make the facilitation and adoption of self-management of chronic pain more difficult, has been awarded top poster at North British Pain Association Spring Conference 2015 and one of top 5 research posters at the British ...

2014 Achievements

April 1, 2015
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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 supporting the pain community. In 2014 we broadcast 10 new programmes and ...

Lottery award brings Airing Pain to Northern Ireland

January 22, 2013
Thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant of £8,023, Pain Concern’s Airing Pain radio show will produce four shows based in Northern Ireland. The Airing Pain team will visit pain services across the province, including pain management programmes in rural and urban areas, to hear from pain ...