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Pain Matters 80 — Out Today

May 13 , 2022
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Our new issue, Pain Matters 80, is released today, Friday 13th May 2022. How we think about pain and how we research it. Inside Issue 80: Funding for pain research is absolutely essential in order to move towards a healthcare system with improved outcomes, where quality of patient care ...

25th Anniversary Edition – Pain Matters 75

May 20 , 2020
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Get your copy now! Inside issue 75: The twenty-fifth anniversary issue of Pain Matters sees us return to the hospital where it all started, as NHS Lothian take the helm. This issue’s theme is compassion-focused therapy, with the team showing the different ways they use compassion as part of a holistic pain management approach. This ...

Understanding Pain with Flippin’ Pain – Pain Matters 76

September 07 , 2020
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Get your copy now! Inside issue 76: What do we mean when we talk about pain? In this edition of Pain Matters, we have invited the members of the Flippin’ Pain™ campaign to guest-edit a pain neuroscience education special, to aid us with understanding pain. A public health campaign delivered by Connect ...

Covid-19 & Managing Pain in Lockdown-Pain Matters 78

May 03 , 2021
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Get your copy now! Inside issue 78: Our guest editors come from the North Bristol NHS Trust, where, in the past ten years, Nick Ambler and his team have tried hard to create a more personalised form of pain management and support. During the Covid-19 pandemic, this was obviously ...

Pain Matters Issue 77 – Facial Pain

January 01 , 2022
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Get your copy now! Inside issue 77: When you have pain in your face, who do you go to see about it? The dentist might be your first port of call, but what happens if the problem is not dental? The Facial Pain Team, based at the Eastman Dental ...

Pain Matters 76 – Out Today

September 07 , 2020
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Our new issue, Pain Matters 76, is published today, Monday 7 September What do we mean when we talk about pain? In this edition of Pain Matters, we have invited the members of the Flippin’ Pain™ campaign to guest-edit a pain neuroscience education special. A public health campaign delivered by Connect ...

Pain Matters 73: Neuropathic pain special – Out Now!

October 31 , 2019
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We are delighted here at Pain Matters HQ to have the neuropathic pain team from University College London Hospital Pain Management Centre guest-editing issue 73. This edition of the magazine takes an in-depth look at all aspects of neuropathic pain, from what it is to how best to manage ...

Pain Matters is 25!

May 25 , 2020
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In Spring of 1995, the first Newsletter of the Pain Concern (UK) Lothian Group was issued. The newsletter was printed at a volunteer’s house on ordinary copy paper and had articles from clinicians and patients. Demand grew and by Issue 22 (Autumn 2000) it was Pain Concern ...

Pain Matters 75 – Out Monday 25 May

May 22 , 2020
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Our new issue, Pain Matters 75, is due to come out on Monday 25 May. As this issue marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the very first Pain Concern (UK) Lothian Group newsletter, later to become the Pain Matters we know today, we have gone back to where it all started. The Lothian Group was ...

BOOK REVIEW – Endometriosis Awareness Month

March 04 , 2020
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Please Read This Leaflet Carefully by Karen Havelin Dead Ink Books, 320pp, £11.99 ISBN: 978-1911585541 Published May 2019 Review by Sarah Edwards This novel is written from the perspective of Laura, a young woman with endometriosis. It tracks her life backwards from 2016, as a working mother in New York, all the way ...

Evaluation of Pain Matters

March 03 , 2020
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WE NEED YOUR HELP: We are going to be performing an evaluation of our magazine, Pain Matters, over the course of the next few months. Evaluation is a key factor in securing funds, not just for future issues of Pain Matters, but to fund all the work we do here at ...

Pain Matters 74 – OUT NOW

February 25 , 2020
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INSIDE THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY PAIN TEAM Happy New Year from all of us at Pain Matters. In our first magazine of the new decade, we have invited the Chronic Pain Team from NHS Borders in the south of Scotland into the guest-editor’s chair for issue 74. In a jam-packed issue, ...
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